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And The Winner in the Best First Initiative Category of the Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Awards 2020 is…

…Hutchinson Care Homes ! This year during September the awards were announced on Legal Island’s social media accounts and we recently received notification of our award win. The 4th annual Northern Ireland Equality & Diversity Gala & Awards, organised by Legal Island are sponsored by Jones Cassidy

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Visits Suspended – Update 22 September

Across our whole group the overriding objective is to ensure the wellbeing of all our residents, clients and staff members. In recent months during the ongoing global pandemic we have sought to ensure this is always the case. We have looked at the guidance and listened to

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Visiting Update ~ 1 September 2020

As promised, we are updating you with the status of the visiting arrangements for the week ahead.   Visiting remains suspended up to and including Sunday 6th September 2020 but we are planning to recommence visits, (adhering to the previous protocols which we issued to you), from

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Yet Another Centenarian in Glenkeen! 

On Saturday 8th August, Glenkeen Nursing Home celebrated a very special birthday. Martha, who has been in Glenkeen for little under a year, turned 100 years old. Due to social distancing, Martha could only watch her family members which included great grandchildren, from the front door but

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Busy Few Months at Drummaul House

It’s been a busy few months at Drummaul House in Randalstown despite lockdown. We painted our own rainbow to brighten up the garden and proudly displayed it.   And on the same subject we helped Anne to write a letter to Boris Johnston himself to tell him

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Socially Distant Golden Wedding Celebrations in Glenkeen!

Happily Married After 50 Years (600 Months) That’s 18,262 days, 438,288 Hours Which Is 26, 297,280 Minutes! Mr and Mrs Campbell celebrated their wedding anniversary here in Glenkeen. After not being able to see one another during lockdown to being able to reunite in time for their

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Hutchinson Care Homes Receiving Visitors – Update 20th July 2020

Hutchinson Care Homes Receiving Visitors – Update 20th July 2020

All our care homes are now open for visiting in a controlled and monitored approach. Visits are coordinated via the manager in each setting and appointments will be allocated as available on a first come first served basis. Consideration will of course be given to exceptional circumstances.

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Resumption of Visits to Care Homes – Update Monday 6th July

Resumption of Visits to Care Homes – Update Monday 6th July

It is our intention to respond appropriately to the guidance issued to care homes as of Friday 3rd July 2020 and reopen all our facilities at the earliest possible opportunity. The guidance is effective from 6th July 2020 and we have been working hard to ensure our

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Thanks to Everyone Who Helped with Cook Out For Carers at Glenkeen

During this pandemic, things can be quite doom and gloom, but at Glenkeen we are all keeping our spirits up for our staff and especially our residents. As a token of gratitude for our staff, our Activity Therapist held a BBQ for all the carers right here

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Turning 21 in Quarantine – Glenkeen Style !

Happy 21st to our carer Rebecca! Rebecca turned 21 on the 23rd of May this year. Due to Rebecca’s never-ending efforts for her dedication to her job, like the rest of the staff at Glenkeen, Rebecca has been isolating for the safety of herself and our residents.

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