Glenkeen House

Happy Howl-O-Ween from Everyone at Glenkeen as they Enjoy Franken-tastic Party to Celebrate

Halloween came and went very fast this year and at Glenkeen Private Nursing Home in Randalstown they held an alternative party with crystal ball readings , a photo shoot and lots of  dressing up.   It was an absolute ‘hoot’ and enjoyed by residents, staff and the

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Time to say Goodbye to our Good Friend Bruno as he returns home to Portugal

There were plenty of tears and lots of hugs as we took time out to say farewell to our good friend Bruno Mendes. Bruno worked his last shift before returning to Portugal this week as he has secured a job in his home town. He is looking

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Wallpapering with a difference at Glenkeen House

At Glenkeen House in Randalstown they have been wallpapering with a difference. The residents and staff have been making some pictures with wallpaper samples and have had great fun making a series of interesting shapes and designs. They  have certainly made use of donated paper and  feel

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Four Generations turn up at Glenkeen to Capture a Beautiful Family Moment

Today we had four generations of girls together from Jean Nesbitt’s family turn up here at Glenkeen to capture a beautiful family moment. Jean’s daughter, granddaughter and great granddaughter all together for a beautiful family photo. Well done Jean and a magical moment that will last a

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Autumn Fayre at Glenkeen Goes Down a Treat

We decided an Autumn Fayre was needed as our Summer passed far too quickly in the blink of an eye The staff and residents at Glenkeen made a nice selection of goodies to sell, tissue keepers,  money boxes and pretty key charms. To further entertain us  we

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Glenkeen ‘Allotted’ First Prize in Hutchinson Care Homes Annual Bake Off Competition

On Friday the 1st of September a small group from Glenkeen went over to Ballyclare nursing home for the annual cake bake off. The theme this year was garden so a great opportunity for a nice wide range for ideas. Planning went on for the whole week

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A Fond Farewell to Care Assistant Lauren Moore from Glenkeen

Lauren Moore was employed as a care assistant in Glenkeen from September 2015 until August 2017 and she has now left the company to focus on her nursing degree. A narrative of her experience in Glenkeen as follows: “When I started in Glenkeen I had my sight

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Time to Say Goodbye to Head Cook Fiona from Glenkeen

Today we said goodbye to our head cook Fiona as she is changing her line of work to become a pharmacy assistant. Most of the reason for this career change is due to grandson Noah who is almost two and needing lots of attention. Fiona was showered

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Sandy Brings out the Smiles as she Visits Residents in Glenkeen

There are many visitors who pass through the doors at Glenkeen and some bring bigger smiles than others especially when they are pets . So it was smiles all around when we were told of the arrival of a new pet as a therapy dog. Sandy  is

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Congratulations to Bridget from Glenkeen on Reaching the Big 60

Another of Glenkeen’s workforce turns a big 60 so it was time to celebrate. Bridget Murray has been employed in Glenkeen for the past six years and works as head housekeeper and manages a team of five colleagues Today residents and staff surprised her with a party

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