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Pamper Day a Real Treat at Clonlee with Visit from Miss Prim Team

Louise and Robin from Miss Prims were welcomed with open arms after a recent visit to Clonlee for a Pamper Day. The residents were delighted to have the best of beauty treatment when Louise and Robin called in to pamper everyone – it was’ me next please’

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You Heard it Here First – A ‘Rave Up’ at Clonlee

Yes you read that correctly…what a way to enjoy an afternoon …..dime lights, bubbles, flashing lights and plenty of fruit cocktails….oh and don’t forget the 50’s and 60’s rave music. Roy said it just took him and Maisie back to their courting days when life was simple

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Plenty of Snakes but No Ladders in Sight at Clonlee Monday Club

There was a mixed reaction from the Club when the guest speaker this month was Robert Woods who brought along his favourite pets – snakes! He opened the box and showed everyone a few of his Snakes. Robert brought along 6 different ones but told everyone he

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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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