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Birthday Celebrations for Julia at Antrim Care Home

Everyone in Antrim Care Home would like to wish Julia a very happy birthday. We had a lovely day on Wednesday celebrating with Julia who loves nothing more than chocolate and girly things and these were supplied in abundance for her special day!

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Family and Friends Help Josie and Eddie Celebrate 54th Wedding Anniversary in Glenkeen

It was time to celebrate for 2 of Glenkeen’s residents recently as they celebrated their wedding anniversary with family and friends. Mary Josephine Hoban (Josie) from Little May Street and Edward Chambers (Eddie) from Clonard Street met in 1963 in the Club Orchid in Belfast.  On the

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Glenkeen Environmental Health Issue Resolved Rapidly

The Directors of Hutchinson Care Homes in response to a recent BBC news story about Food Hygiene Ratings at Glenkeen Nursing Home in Randalstown wish to assure everyone that the issue was addressed promptly and efficiently. Naomi Carey, Director Hutchinson Care Homes commented : “This one off

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The Fun on The Clareview Summer Outing to The Seaside Can’t Be Licked

Clareview residents recently enjoyed our annual Summer outing. This year our residents chose to return to Carnlough, to the Londonderry Arms for lunch. We enjoyed a fabulous lunch, and want to thank Brian and Ruth Montgomery for their kindness in buying everybody a drink in memory of

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Musical Evening at Clareview a Great Success

Clareview residents recently enjoyed a musical evening with David Curry. David is a  classically trained Tenor and is half of the classical duo Stellar Voices. Though his voice is somewhat subdued in volume here in the home, David is a pleasure to listen to and our residents

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Time to Pedal The Metal at Massereene Manor in Aid of Alzheimer’s Society

There was no shortage of ‘Blood, Sweat and Gears‘ as the staff, visitors and VIPs took up a 50 mile cycle challenge recently in Massereene Manor. With static bikes in place it was time to get on the cycling gear – well some made the effort –

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Glenkeen Resident Maureen Luke-ing Beautiful After Visit to Local Beauty Salon

There were a few heads turning in Glenkeen recently after resident Maureen Luke took a trip into town. Mrs Maureen Luke was accompanied by our activity therapist down to Elle Body and Beauty to have a gel polish and facial treatments. Maureen loved the run in the

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What A Blooming Marvellous Gesture from Lidl for Clonlee Residents

There was such an abundance of flowers recently arrived at Clonlee and the residents were thrilled to bits with the rainbow of colours. Everyone thought it was their birthday when Leanne and Angie told them all the flowers, large bunches of them – lillies, roses, bonnie jeans,

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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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