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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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Glenkeen’s Twilight Kelly Has A Close Shave!

Glenkeen’s employee Kelly Buckland has showed her appreciation and dedication to the health sector by shaving 16 inches off her hair. Kelly is a key worker within Glenkeen and shows her passion for her job constantly. Kelly deserves all the recognition she can get as this was

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Glenkeen Remembers Our Much Appreciated Fallen Key Workers With A Minute Silence.

The staff of Glenkeen on Tuesday 28. April at 11am held a minute silence to honour the brave frontline staff who have died during the coronavirus pandemic. This includes 82 Doctors, Nurses and other medical staff from the NHS, including 18 care workers. Every one of them,

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Staying Safe and Respecting Our Key Workers at Glenkeen

Glenkeen House has showed their utmost respect for all our extremely appreciated key workers within the home. Our activity therapist done these drawings with the residents to show how much we really are so thankful for everything they have and are doing. A massive special thanks to

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Glenkeen’s Cheerful Christmas Party Packed to the Brim with Christmas Fun and Cheer

Glenkeen celebrated their annual Christmas party in style with a day packed to the brim with Christmas fun and cheer! To start the day off, we had carol singers from a local school and after lunch, we had booked an entertainer to sing and dance for our

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Glenkeen Residents Have a Day Trip Out for Christmas Dinner to Toomebridge

Twas the week before Christmas and some of our residents had a gift early by being brought out to the O’Neill Arms Country House Hotel in Toomebridge for a  fabulous 4 Course Christmas Lunch along with our activity therapist, Francine! From a mouth watering Melon Duo to

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Tis The Season to Be Jolly at Glenkeen…Fa la la la la, (fa la la la)

This morning we were greeted by Santa’s Little Elves from Dunenane Primary School to carol sing for our residents. The children began to sing a lot of Christmas carols for the residents who then joined in along with them! It was a brilliant morning and all the

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Something Spooky Is Going On at Glenkeen

Something really spooky was going on at Glenkeen House in Randalstown recently as our residents were the audience at a staff bake off where staff made some cakes and buns and added a terrifying twist to them! For example, one member of staff made ‘Malteaser Buns’ but

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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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