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Burns Day Celebration at Clonlee Hits All The Right Notes

It’s another year and another start to celebrating life at Clonlee and surely there is no better way that a bit of Scottish music from the favourite musician, Stuart, to celebrate Robbie Burns Night on 25 January. Jock, Little Ted and Old Shep were the hosts today

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Clonlee Nurse Manager Pepsi Enjoys Surprise Milestone Birthday Celebrations

Well we all thought Pepsi knew EVERYTHING that goes on in Clonlee but the wool was pulled over her eyes last week when Louise, Pauline and Iris and their band of helpers in the home organised a SURPRISE party for her 50th birthday. Eddie did his part

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Holey Knitters Keep Calm and Cast On for Clonlee

There was a very warm welcome when the Holey Knitters from All Saints Church Antrim presented Clonlee with a large box of knitter knee blankets, fiddler muffs and activity knee blankets. Nurse Manager Pepsi Latta received the gift from Sylvia Barton and her helpers, Doreen, Moira and

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Clonlee Bid a Fond Farewell to Students Nurses Mark and Juna

It was a positive learning experience for Student Nurses Mark and Juna who were on placement in Clonlee. This is their story… ‘As Student Nurses, 3rd year Adult Nursing, commencing a nursing placement at Clonlee Nursing Home has been an enjoyable experience. The opportunity was given to

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The ‘AN Singers’ Announce Antrim Based Tour at Clonlee Birthday Bash

Now you may not have heard of them just yet but remember you heard of them here first!  It’s the ‘AN Singers ‘ from Hutchinson Care Homes – that’s ‘Activity Nurses‘ to those of us in the know ! Now all the Activity Nurses from each of

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Clonlee Residents Begin A Journey To Better Health with Chi Me Session

It was a fun filled day today in Clonlee, but Audrey said the best part was the newly introduced Chi Me afternoon session with Mark Millar – think that was because Mark told her she was the star pupil on the day ! I digress…Antrim based Personal

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Parkin Cake Anyone? Clonlee Monday Club Celebrate Guy Fawkes Night

Today we celebrated Guy Fawkes night with a lot of discussion about traditions and food. Audrey and Terry had a lot of fun stories about growing up in England and making a ‘Guy’ to put in an old pram or cart and going around the neighbours asking

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At Clonlee Everything is Coming Up Roses as Harry Picks Up Another Gardening Award

Think it’s time we got our gardener Harry a new shed to keep all his awards as he has only gone and won another one ! This year again Clonlee was entered into Best Kept Gardens in the Antrim and Newntownabbey Council  area and again the home

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Why Didn’t the Ghost Dance at The Clonlee Halloween Party?

He had no ‘body’ to dance with of course. Only joking Nurse Manager Pepsi is always up for a dance with anyone! Halloween was a time of great excitement in Clonlee with the residents  very busy icing and decorating the wee buns with scary faces. Mary remarked

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Clonlee Monday Club Reminisce About Birthdays

There is always lots to talk about at the Clonlee Monday Club and the last meeting was no exception.The topic was birthday parties and there was plenty to talk about . Nostalgia is a special kind of reminiscence and the group had lots of stories to tell,

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