Ballyclare

What a glorious week we all had in Ballyclare

It was such a glorious week in Ballyclare because as well as wonderful weather we celebrated a birthday. Margaret loves the garden and we planted peas along our picket fence. Ruth Smyth activity Nurse at Ballyclare had learnt about Ninja gardening on TV about folk in England

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Ballyclare’s Day trip to Carnlough Blessed with Wonderful Weather

On Friday the 5th August it was time for the Ballyclare residents and staff to head off on their annual summer trip and this year it was off  to the beautiful seaside town of Carnlough. Everyone dined in style in the Londonderry Arms Hotel. It is a beautiful

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Ballyclare Residents Decide to Go Out for the Day and Travel In Style

They do things a little differently at Ballyclare. If they decided to go camping  you can be sure it would be ‘glamping’ so when they decided to go out for the day you just knew it would be a little unusual. So as Friday 31st July was

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Somme Rememberance Services at Ballyclare

This week Ballyclare Nursing Home are holding a few rememberance ceremonies for the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. They are having a religious service for the young men from all communities who died in an horrific battle that lasted from July till October 1916. They

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Busy Time at Ballyclare with Open Day and Alzheimers Cupcake Day

It has been  a busy couple of days over the 16th and 17th June at Ballyclare private nursing home.Care assistant, Joy McFerran was baking till the early hours on Wednesday, making beautiful buns, for our Alzheimers Cupcake Day. Joy makes wonderful cakes and confections, so when she

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Congratulations to Everyone who Took part in the lb for £ Challenge 2016

It only seemed a short time ago that Hutchinson Care Homes took part in the 2015 lb for £ challenge but here we go again. Our challenge commenced week commencing 25th January and finished week commencing 18th April with our celebration event on Thurs 19th June. This

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Ballyclare Summer Craft Fair Helps Raise Funds in aid of Macmillan Nurses

Ballyclare Private Nursing Home  held their annual Summer craft fair at the home on Saturday, 4th June. As everyone knows they are avid crafters and needed to make space for new work and Macmillan Nurses is a charity very close to everyone’s hearts. They had a refreshment

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The Fine Weather Brings out the Joy of Gardening at Ballyclare Private Nursing Home

The weather has been much kinder than it has of late and so at Ballyclare Private Nursing home it was time to get out to the garden. Jack and Margaret got outside to help to prepare the pots for summer flowering. The violas and primulas got dead

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Card Making At Ballyclare Nursing home Makes for One of the Best Art Days Yet

At Ballyclare Private Nursing Home they have been having a go at really large paintings in the past, but this time they decided to give little pieces a go. Mini paintings requires a different sort of planning from big canvases. You have to condense the content, but

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Service of Celebration at Ballyclare for The Queen’s 90th birthday

Thursday is the spiritual day in Ballyclare Nursing home but Thursday 21st April was extra special to our residents as it was the Queen’s 90th Birthday. As we always have church services on Thursdays, we thought it would be appropriate to have a service of thanksgiving for

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