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Shared Education Intergenerational Art Project a Big Draw for Clonlee Residents

It was back to school again for our residents, but school was never like this! ‘This is fun’ said Billy who was so amazed what he could paint on an ipad and the ability to learn new games on the screen as well. Harry exchanged new ideas

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Clonlee Staff Nurse Janine Wins Hutchinson Care Home Challenge

There was no ‘weighting’ around to congratulate Staff Nurse Janine Kirkpatrick, pictured with Lynne Mellon when she became the individual winner by losing 15lbs in the Hutchinson Care Homes Challenge. Each year  all the homes in the group compete in a weight challenge with a great incentive

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Everyone at Clonlee Enjoys Day of Celebration for Royal Wedding Of Harry and Meghan

The excitement and planning for the big day was all over and all the residents with their families and friends were looking forward to an afternoon of stylish models with wedding dress on show. Louise and Ammie were the lovely models and Henry their escort for the

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Monday Club at Clonlee Tell Jim to ‘Keep Her Lit’ after Motor Bike Talk

It’s one of the biggest sporting events in the Northern Ireland calendar – the North West 200 and we had a special guest who naturally arrived on his motor bike for the Monday Club. Jim McFall, a very enthusiastic motor biker gave the residents a very detailed

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Clonlee Resident Laura Enjoys Sunshine and Celebrities at Antrim Garden Show

There was no greater smile to be seen that the one from Laura McCrum as she enjoyed the Antrim Garden Show in the Castle Grounds last weekend. The weather was just right to explore the stalls and garden scarecrows which locals schools provided. Laura had a wonderful

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Clonlee Monday Club Enjoy Visit from Staff of Antrim Animal Sanctuary

There is always something different in Clonlee and on this occasion the Monday Club enjoying a visit from Helen and Anna from Antrim Animal Sanctuary. Helen told them all about the wonderful work that volunteers do at the Animal Sanctuary in Antrim. She talked about the dogs

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National Care Home Open Day a Great Success at Clonlee

After all the plans and phone calls the Big Day eventually arrived and the residents really had a day to remember. It started of with a visit from our Deputy Mayor Vera McWilliams in the morning and after a look around the home accompanied by Nurse Manager

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Saint George’s Day Celebrations at Clonlee a Surprise for Audrey

It was a great day in Clonlee for Audrey, when she heard the the Duchess of Cambridge went into labour with her 3rd child. After all it was St George’s day and with Audrey from London she was thrilled to hear the baby arrived safe and well

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Weight a Moment ! Whats going on at Clonlee with Victor and Hugh ?

Just for the record ladies – there is not a shortage of strong men at Clonlee if you ever need something heavy shifting and need some muscle. Residents Hugh and Victor meet up regularly to work out on the weights – working off all the calories they

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Afternoon Daffodil Tea Completes the Easter Celebrations at Clonlee

Easter Monday finished the celebrations in Clonlee with an Afternoon daffodil tea for the residents with their families. On such a cold and wet day there was a very warm and friendly welcome for all the visitors who came into the home. With cream scones ,  chocolate

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