Happy Birthday Girls and many more to come for Hutchinson Care Homes Ballyclare Residents Peggy , Cathleen and Rita

Residents and staff at Ballyclare are always up for a party so when it was time to celebrate Peggy, Cathleen and Rita’s birthdays they all celebrated together and it was smiles and cheers all the way. Harriet Dinsmore, Nurse Manager at Ballyclare, commented; “At the party Peggy

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Ballyclare Residents Enjoy Haggis , Neeps and Tatties as they Celebrate Burns Night

Burns Night is annually celebrated in Scotland on or around January 25. The Burns Supper is an institution of Scottish life: a night to celebrate the life and works of the national Bard – Robert Burns. Suppers can range from an informal gathering of friends to a

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Time to celebrate the New Year at Ballyclare Private Nursing Home with New Musical Events and New Visitors!

Staff and residents rang in the New Year with wonderful music and great friends, one of whom was 7 year old Harry, Activity Nurse Ruth’s son! He drew pictures, talked about his love of art to residents Ruby and Ella, and kicked the exercise ball around the

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Hutchinson Care Homes continues to show its dedication to outstanding Dementia Care with Certificates for the Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Programme for Clareview and Ballyclare Staff

Ballyclare staff receive certificates in University of Stirlings Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Programme Presentation made by Amanda Leitch director at Dementia Services Development centre , Northern Ireland , also present , Naomi Carey , course facilitator . Four further members of the Hutchinson Care Homes

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Ballyclare Nursing Home Residents get ready to hang up some stockings on their wall at their Christmas party!

“Merry Christmas Everybody ” is a popular Christmas song by British glam rock band Slade first released in December 1973 and we all instinctively sing along when we hear the words, “Are you hanging up a stocking on your wall?” Well last week, on Saturday 6th December,

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Ballyclare Residents Find Time for Christmas Shopping and Dinner in Ballymena

Ballymena seems to be the place that the residents of Ballyclare Nursing home favour as they headed off on their annual Christmas shopping trip on this occasion to the Tower Centre in the heart of Ballymena after dinner in the Adair Arm Hotel. In the  Tower Centre,

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Ghoulish Guests Welcome as Ballyclare Residents
Enjoy Halloween Party Festivities

  On Saturday 26th October, Ballyclare Private Nursing Home held their annual Halloween party. Typical festive Halloween activities include trick or treating, carving pumpkins into Jack O Lanterns and telling scary stories or watching horror films, however the Ballyclare residents enjoyed a fantastic Halloween party twist as

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Top Marks for Ballyclare and Clareview Staff on Completion of Alzheimer’s Society Foundation Certificate in Dementia Awareness.

It was not only A and AS Level students who were receiving top marks recently as Hutchinson Care Home staff from Ballyclare and Clareview Nursing Homes were presented with certificates having successfully completed the exam for Alzheimer’s Society Foundation Certificate in Dementia Awareness. Naomi Carey, Director Hutchinson

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Time for Summer Outing to Hillside Nursery for Ballyclare Nursing Home

It was time for The Summer Outing to Hillside Nursery Garden Centre and coffee shop for residents and staff of Ballyclare Nursing Home. On a balmy Summers Day staff and residents travelled to Hillside Nursery to enjoy the Summer weather whilst taking time to admire the huge

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National Care Home Day Celebrations at Ballyclare Nursing Home
with 1950s Reminiscence Day

Celebrating National Care Home Day, Ballyclare Nursing Home decided to hold a 1950s Reminiscence Day which was thoroughly enjoyed by residents, visitors and staff. Present at Ballyclare Nursing Home were  The Big Telly Theatre Company, funded by The Big Lottery who provided entertainment to allow us to hand

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