Ballyclare

Magical time in Ballyclare as Dr Funny Bone shows us his Tricks

Now normally the residents can get up to some tricks on the staff in Ballyclare but this time we had a very different guest in to visit us who turned the tables on the residents. His name was Doug also known as Dr Funny Bone, the magician

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Annual Remembrance Day of Song, Poetry and Prayer at Ballyclare

On Friday 11th November Ballyclare Private Nursing Home held their annual Remembrance Day of song, poetry and prayer. They held a two minute silence for everyone who died or were injured in all conflicts worldwide and at home. Residents and staff read poems from the 1st World War

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Happy Halloween from Everyone at Ballyclare

Everyone had a lovely Halloween here in Ballyclare and the residents have been enjoying the Autumn garden. Staff and residents harvested a lot of seeds and bulbs and  dried them and are storing them for next year. Jack or resident gardening expert planted out our Winter bedding and did

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Care Home Shops Challenge Presentation Dinner with Action Cancer Celebrates Efforts of Ballyclare and Clareview Staff

You will recall no doubt that On Thursday 15th September, Hutchinson Care Homes sponsored Ballyclare Action Cancer’s Charity shop. Ballyclare and Claireview nursing homes staff worked for the day in the shop providing glamorous accessories to be sold, tombola prizes, refreshments and musical entertainment by busking outside

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Harvest Service Reminds us to celebrate and be thankful at Ballyclare

The 21st & 22nd of September is the Autumn equinox and the time of balance in daylight and darkness.This is  traditionally the time of thanksgiving for the farming year and so Ballyclare Private Nursing Home held their Harvest service on 29th September. Reverend Roger from Ballyclare Evangelical

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Surprise visitors to Ballyclare Bring Smiles All Around

We have had two adorable visitors this week to Ballyclare, and the residents were delighted to meet them. Robeena, one of our family members came in with her gorgeous golden retriever and Brenda Perry fell in love with him. She has owned dogs all her life and

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Jack and the Beanstalk at Ballyclare! No really…not a fairytale !

Jack McLoughlin, one of our keen gardeners at Ballyclare, has been working very hard doing Autumnal chores. He has been helping Ruth Smyth, Activity Therapist lift begonias and store them in our handmade envelopes, so they can remain dormant in the dry for winter. Everyone hopes it

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Hutchinson Care Homes Sponsor day at Ballyclare Action Cancer Shop

On Thursday 15th September, Hutchinson Care Homes sponsored Ballyclare Action Cancer’s Charity shop. Ballyclare and Claireview nursing homes staff worked for the day in the shop providing glamorous accessories to be sold, tombola prizes, refreshments and musical entertainment by busking outside the shop. The  local people in

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Birthday Cake Fit for The Bake Off and celebrations for Isa at Ballyclare

One of our beloved residents, Isa Stewart celebrated her 99th Birthday this week. Isa is a beloved mother to her daughter Betty who came in to surprise her with a delicious hand made cake. Isa loves her buns and home bakes very much and as you can

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The youth from S.P.A.R.K. bring their message to Ballyclare Nursing Home

On Thursday 18th August. S.P.A.R.K. , a combined church group from the Newtownabbey area who reach out in the community helping out various organisations and charitable work visited Ballyclare Nursing Home They visited last year and everyone was delighted to see them return to take our religious

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