Entries by Iris HCH

No baby blues here at Glenkeen, only pink!

On Thursday we said goodbye to Kelly, a wonderful staff member, as she commences her maternity leave. Kelly has been a big part of the Glenkeen team for a couple of years now and it’s fair to say she’s keeps everyone smiling with her pleasantness and hard work. Kelly is due her baby very soon […]

Harry & David to the Rescue at Clonlee after Storm Franklin

With Storm Franklin arriving hot on the heels of storm Eunice and Dudley it was all hands on deck at Clonlee as strong winds and heavy rain had hammered Northern Ireland. At Clonlee the heavy winds brought a tree down overnight which attracted lots of interest from  the residents. The good news was that  the […]

Love in the Air at Massereene Manor on Valentine’s Day

Love was clearly in the air on Valentine’s Day at Massereene Manor Private Nursing Home with all the residents receiving a Valentine’s Day themed biscuit and cake tray. Here’s resident Meta settling down for a cuppa and some sweet treats. All the residents said they could feel the romance in the air but no one […]

Sweet Treats at Massereene Manor Helps Add Hydration for Residents

Massereene Manor have recently been trialling a relatively new product- Jelly Drops– to help increase water intake in the residents who need this support. Jelly Drops  are designed mostly for people with dementia, elderly people and others who struggle with keeping hydrated. Simply put Jelly Drops are award-winning sweets designed to boost hydration. They’re 95% […]

‘Aloha’ and ‘Mahola’ at Clareview Hawaiian Themed Party

While we can not get onboard a plane to sunny parts at the moment staff and residents at Clareview decided to bring Hawaii to Ballyclare recently. On Thursday 29th April staff and residents jetted off and took time out to enjoy homemade cocktails and limbo dancing. A great time was had by all or as […]

Baby Loading at Glenkeen…

Today was our Activity Nurse Francine’s last day before she commences her Maternity Leave. Francine has worked with us for over 3 years and we are really going to miss her while she is off. To reflect her good working relationships with the rest of the staff, the girls all prepared a lovely baby shower […]