Ballyclare

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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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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