Glenkeen House

The Big Birthdays Just Keep on Coming at Glenkeen

Two big birthdays in a week meant there was plenty to celebrate recently at Glenkeen Private Nursing Home in Randalstown. Sue Avery, Activity Therapist reached the big 60 on the 26th February and Mary Letters will join the bus pass owners on the 5th March. Seems like 1957

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Special Birthday Sparks Celebrations at Glenkeen

There was much merriment and celebrations with a very special birthday in Glenkeen recently as Helen McKinless became 80 . Helen has been in Glenkeen for six years and is very much part of the family. When Helen was working she was Matron of Drummaul House, the sister

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Love is All Around at Valentine’s Day Party in Glenkeen

Love was all around in Randalstown as Glenkeen House held their Valentine’s Day party. The home was decorated with hearts and red balloons, families were invited, cakes were baked and buns were covered in hearts. Trevor Dixon a well known local country singer and musician entertained residents

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100 Years Young and Still Going Strong. That’s Glenkeen Resident Rose Kerlin

A party was arranged on 3rd February 2017 to celebrate the birthday of the oldest resident in Glenkeen Rose Kerlin. Rose though very tiny in stature has worked as a nurse both in England and Northern Ireland. She married a Dr Kerlin and resided in Castledawson. Rose

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Mount St Michael’s school in Randalstown delight Glenkeen Residents with Carol Singing

It was festive fun all the way at Glenkeen after a visit from the children of Mount St Michael’s school in Randalstown . The children entertained the residents and staff as they sang several new carols and finished off with Silent Night which the residents joined in.

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More Success for Hutchinson Care Homes with Andrea and Teresa in Dementia Awareness Course

The success stories continue at Hutchinson Care Homes as Andrea Cardosa from Massereene Manor and Teresa Kennedy from Glenkeen successfully completed and achieved Certification in the Foundation in Dementia Awareness Course. Valerie Gothry from Alzheimer Society presented the girls their certificates and awards. Well done from everyone

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Trick or Treating, Pumpkin Carving and Dunking For Apples -it was fun for all at the Glenkeen House Halloween Party

They really love a party at Glenkeen so this Halloween  there was no stopping the residents and staff as they enjoyed the traditional festivities associated with Halloween. Typical festive Halloween activities include trick or treating, carving pumpkins into Jack O Lanterns and telling scary stories or watching

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Live Music Entertains the residents at Glenkeen Summer Barbeque

Despite the sun not quite splitting the trees there was more Summer fun to be had when a Summer fun day was held in Glenkeen House recently where residents enjoyed the entertainment provided by Stephen McKinless the son of our resident Helen McKinless. When the inevitable showery

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Best Wishes to Glenkeen’s Clare on her Retirement

At Glenkeen they always love a party and when someone leaves they do not need to be asked twice to ‘party’. So it was party time as they celebrated the retirement of Clare McMasters after almost 15 years as a care assistant at Glenkeen house, She was

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Mad Hatters Tea Party at Glenkeen helps Celebrate National Care Home Open Day

Care Home Open Day took place for the 4th time on 17th June 2016. The suggested theme for this year was “Celebration” and the staff at Glenkeen decided that they would hold a tea party – a Mad hatters Tea party to be precise. Good care homes do great

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