Ballyclare

Let’s Take a Trip Down Memory Lane at Ballyclare Nursing Home

Reminiscence therapy helps to improve psychological well-being and is often used with older people. This form of therapeutic intervention respects the life and experiences of the individual with the aim to help the patient maintain good mental health. Reminiscence therapy appears to have positive and even lasting

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Valentine’s Day and Billy’s 95th Birthday means
Double celebrations in Ballyclare Nursing home

Valentine’s Day is a special day to show our true loves and soul mates what they mean to us. Best illustrated at Ballyclare Nursing Home as they held their own Valentine’s Day celebrations. Saint Valentine’s Day, also known as Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine

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Wear It. Beat It. Ballyclare Nursing Home Sign Up for British Heart Foundation’s Wear Something Red Day.

Coronary Heart Disease is the UK’s single biggest killer and the British Heart Foundation is leading the fight against it. From fun runs to cycling challenges, walks and treks the opportunity to get involved are seemingly endless. So it was with a happy heart – excuse the

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Ballyclare Nursing Home Cook Linda enters her Victoria Sponge into The Great Ballyclare Bake Off

The heat is turning up in the Ballyclare Nursing Home kitchen!  After the success of Caroline’s pavlova, Ballyclare’s other cook, Linda, has whipped up a treat in the form of her very own signature dish, a Victoria Sponge! The Victoria sponge or Victoria sandwich cake was named

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Ballyclare Nursing Home resident Jack shares his love for motorcycling

William Joseph Dunlop, was a world champion motorcyclist from our local town Ballymoney, here in Northern Ireland, who won the Ulster Grand Prix 24 times during his motorcycling career, but tragically died during a race in 2000. Here at Ballyclare Nursing Home we have an avid Joey Dunlop supporter,

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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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