Monthly archive for January 2018

Northern Trust VIPs Take Time out to Visit Antrim Care Home

Staff and residents of Antrim Care Home are always delighted to see new visitors and it was extra special when they were visited by Jennifer Welsh the newly appointed Deputy Chief Executive of the Northern Trust. Jennifer was accompanied by Gareth Farmer Community Area Manager. Naomi Carey, Director

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Drummaul Resident Harry Reid Picks Up IHCP Flourishing Award

We are used to by now hearing of the awards that the group or staff of Hutchinson Care Homes pick up which is testimony to our investment in training and the dedication of our staff. But here’s an award with a difference – it’s for a resident

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New Year Celebrations and Resolutions the order of the day at Clonlee

There were no shortage of smiling faces at Clonlee at The New Year Celebration party. After such a great success and fun at Audrey’s Christmas party, Terry said he would like to host a New Year Celebration party so a wine and cheese party was the way

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Christmas Jumper Day at Clonlee Supports National Autistic Society Antrim

Staff in Clonlee had a Christmas Jumper day last month and collected a donation to the Antrim branch of the National Autistic Society and Victoria Dalzell, chairperson, came and told us about this marvellous group that meet in Antrim. It is a new group set up 3

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A New Year and a New Team at Ballyclare

As Ballyclare Nursing Home bids a farewell to Harriet Dunsmore after almost 30 years as manager we are pleased to announce the new leadership team of Dorothy Burns and Noby Jacob. Dorothy has been the deputy manager at Ballyclare for over 20 years and steps up into

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Christmas Fun, Festivities and Frolics the Order of the Day at Drummaul House

There was no shortage of laughter during the Christmas period at Drummaul House as everyone had fun dancing with Phil whilst putting up the tree. To make more merriment and mayhem we had a number of birthdays to celebrate as well – Harry Reid, Mary Russell, Mena Zammit,

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Ballyclare Residents Enjoy Christmas outing to Hillside Garden Centre

It was a  day out with a difference as residents and staff of Ballyclare Private Nursing home had a day trip out to Hillside Garden Centre. The visit was enjoyed by everyone even though it was a little bit on the nippy side. Whilst there we took

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Time to Bid a Fond Farewell to Harriet after 28 Years as Nurse Manager at Ballyclare

There were both tears of laughter and tears of joy as residents and staff at Ballyclare Private Nursing Home took time out to bid a fond farewell to Harriet Dunsmore, Nurse Manager at Ballyclare for the past 28 years. To make the occasion extra special it was

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Christmas Party at Ballyclare Enjoyed by Everyone Including VIP Visitor

There was fun and laughter by the sack load as Ballyclare residents celebrated the festive season with their Christmas party  in style. Everyone at the party had a good time including residents, family, friends and staff children and thoroughly enjoyed dancing to good music by Philip Strange.

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More Festive Fun at Ballyclare with School Choir Visit and Goodie Bags from the Local Co-op

Just when you thought all the fun had finished after the Ballyclare Christmas party, the visit to Hillside Garden Centre, Harriet’s leaving party the fun just kept on coming ! This time in the form of the local school choir who visited to entertain residents and staff

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