Drummaul House

Training Continues to Gather Pace with Further Certificates at Drummaul House from the Alzheimers Society

Alzheimer’s Tomorrow’s Another Day is a specialist dementia training course from the Alzheimer’s Society and is now yet another training course undertaken by staff at Hutchinson Care Homes Drummaul House. Tomorrow’s Another Day is a complete dementia awareness training resource containing four separate learning sessions as follows:

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Visitors and Residents make For A Day with a Difference at Drummaul House National Care Open Day

Drummaul Nursing Home in Randalstown recently took part in the Care Home Open day. The idea behind the day was to encourage local people to visit care homes in their community and to work together to develop better relationships and to showcase what we do in care

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Hutchinson Care Homes’ Drummaul House residents have fun in the sun

Before the April showers kicked in, Drummaul House residents had a lovely time at Easter making bonnets and welcoming Spring to Drummaul with open arms. Residents and staff enjoyed the good weather and even brought puzzles outside in the sunshine wearing hats and Easter bonnets.   We

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Another Cracking Easter at Drummaul House and Ethel Wins the Competitive Easter Bonnet Competition

It’s been another cracking Easter in Hutchinson Care Homes’ Drummaul House in Randalstown. The residents spent time preparing for Easter with lots of crafts and decorated the home with a taste of Spring. After much effort we held an Easter parade and Ethel won the Easter bonnet

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If you can’t bring Drummaul to the shop, bring the shop to Drummaul!

The residents at Hutchinson Care Homes’ Drummaul House are always up to something new!  This week, residents, staff, family and friends all enjoyed a wonderful fashion display from Bonmarché in Ballymena.  Residents had fun viewing and trying clothes from jumpers to jewellery, and tunics to jackets. Bonmarché

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Pancake Tuesday, Gardening and Bowling Keeps
Everyone Busy at Drummaul House Private Nursing Home

Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Tuesday, precedes Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent  and was a day of great merriment and anticipation at Drummaul Private Nursing Home in Randalstown. Being the last day before Lent we all consider indulging in food that one sacrifices for the upcoming

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Hutchinson Care Homes’ Drummaul House residents sparrow moment to make bird feeders this Winter

Feeding birds in the garden is a popular activity – over half of adults in the UK feed birds in their garden. That’s a lot of extra help for the birds!  The RSPB and the British Trust for Ornithology both suggest feeding birds all year round.  However, it

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Congratulations to Maria Bothwell on her success in her Open University Course

Hutchinson Care Homes are proud to announce that Maria Bothwell, Nurse Manager at Drummaul House, has completed a course in End of Life Care through The Open University over 18 months which consisted of two nine month modules; covering issues such as death and bereavement, and also

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Why does Santa always go down the chimney when he visits the Drummaul House Christmas Party? Because it Soots Him !!

Perhaps the worst joke you’ll hear this Christmas but that’s all part and partial of Christmas including the statutory visit from Santa Claus. If you had to visit every home in the world then maybe, just maybe you would think of starting early to ensure that everyone

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Special Visitors provide Uplifting Music and Company in
Drummaul House in December to Keep Christmas Spirits High

We have had a wonderful December in Drummaul House so far with lots of singing and musical entertainment. We had a very wonderful visit from Dr. William McCrea who came with his son Steven and sang with us for a very uplifting hour. Then we had a

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