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Maud Nicholl Ireland’s Oldest Resident Passes Away Peacefully at Glenkeen House

Maud Nicholl who celebrated her 110th Birthday in July this year and was Ireland’s oldest living person sadly passed away on Thursay 19th September in her home at Glenkeen House. Maud was an inspiration to many and only moved into the care home setting prior to Christmas

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Glenkeen Annual Open Day 70s Theme Dream A Roaring Success

Glenkeen hosted their annual open day which was created in a 70’s theme. The goal for the theme day was to show how  important Arts can be for our residents. The ‘proof of the pudding’ was shown by us doing our Crafts in the morning where some

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Afternoon Tea for Anyone at The Glenkeen Monday Club?

Tea is the cure for everything! ‘I’ll have a creamed coffee please, with no sugar,  for I am sweet enough!’ Glenkeen has introduced a new activity called ‘The Monday Club’ which consists of a group of fine ladies from the home, who are invited up to a

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Glenkeen Honours Maud Nicholl, A Supercentenarian. Happy 110th Birthday Maud !

Maud Nicholl was born in 1909, in Ballymena. She was a daughter to John and Jane Nicholl and a loving sister to Joe. Maud grew up in a beautiful Victorian house which was situated on the Dans Road. The house was surrounded by beautiful gardens and orchards

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St Patrick’s Day Party at Glenkeen Brings Fun and Lots of Shades of Green

Glenkeen hosted their annual St Patrick’s Day party which was a very busy day. From starting the morning off with Irish dancers, we had a beautiful lunch, then in the afternoon we said some poetry to celebrate the day. We also had a couple of guest musicians

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Loving it up at Glenkeen on Valentine’s Day

Love was clearly in the air on Valentine’s day at Glenkeen Private Nursing Home  with all the residents involved in a fun filled Valentines related day. Residents and staff spent the morning playing Valentines Bingo and a game of ‘Mr and Mrs’. Then in the afternoon we

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Glenkeen Celebrates With Another Ninetieth Birthday Party!

Happy 90th Birthday to our loved resident, Meta from all the staff and residents at Glenkeen! Meta had a great day with her family and all the staff at Glenkeen finished her birthday with a cake and a cup of tea. Meta then had a birthday party

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Silent Disco with Lenny a Loud Success at Glenkeen

Can I have a short back and sides please in silence? Not a problem to our dementia friendly barber Lenny. Lenny has been coming to the home every 6 weeks to provide an outstanding talent for our men. However, this time was different. Lenny brought along his

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Spooktacular Halloween Party in Glenkeen

Halloween in Glenkeen was spooktacular ! Every year Glenkeen holds their very own Halloween Party. So Glenkeen has celebrated Halloween with a bang! (and no we didn’t have fireworks…) Our activity therapist Francine organised a party to take place in the afternoon and she fundraised for a

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Glenkeen bids farewell to a truly loved treasure…Staff Nurse Heather Leslie

A Nurse is ‘An Empowered Individual whom you may meet only for a 12 hour period, but will put you and yours above theirs.‘ This is only a snippet of what can only describe our staff nurse, Ms Heather Leslie. Heather graced the doors of Glenkeen House

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