News and Events around our Homes

Reminiscing afternoon at Ailsa Lodge (September, 2020)

Reminiscing afternoon at Ailsa Lodge (September, 2020)

It has been said that reminiscing about a trip can bring deep happiness in the present moment. Residents of Ailsa Lodge have been doing just that; using interactive methods to discuss places they have travelled to. This activity sparked great conversations, on special...

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A great hair day at Kilwee Care Home! (September, 2020)

A great hair day at Kilwee Care Home! (September, 2020)

Staff at Conway Group Healthcare have witnessed first-hand, many of the positive effects that a new haircut or style can have on one’s confidence and mental health. There are several benefits of visiting a hair salon; it’s beneficial for mental, emotional and physical...

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End of Summer Party in Brooklands Antrim! (August, 2020)

End of Summer Party in Brooklands Antrim! (August, 2020)

Last week in Brooklands Care Home, Antrim we hosted an in-house summer party; the afternoon entertainment consisted of Kelly’s fantastic singing and a wonderful performance from three Irish Dancers. Spirits were high, Residents had a great time singing, dancing and...

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Birthdays at the Cottage Care Home! (August, 2020)

Birthdays at the Cottage Care Home! (August, 2020)

At Conway Group Healthcare, we understand the importance of celebrating birthdays and other significant milestones; from parties with live entertainment to small quiet affairs of afternoon tea and cake. This month, at The Cottage Care Home, Staff and Residents have...

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Brooklands Antrim grow a vegetable garden! (August, 2020)

Brooklands Antrim grow a vegetable garden! (August, 2020)

Have a look at what the folk in Brooklands, Antrim have been up to this week. We began cultivating our very own vegetable patch by planting and labelling an array of wonderful foods! With some lettuces and scallions successfully grown we await beetroot, onions,...

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The Cottage Care Home enjoys seated exercises! July, 2020)

The Cottage Care Home enjoys seated exercises! July, 2020)

Resident Margaret, who simply loves her fresh new hair colour, smiles for a photograph. We’ve had the recent addition of a large television to our activity equipment. With this, Activity Therapist Olivia, has implemented gentle seated exercise activities into the...

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Flower arranging at Ailsa Lodge Care Home. (July, 2020)

Flower arranging at Ailsa Lodge Care Home. (July, 2020)

On Friday we engaged in a fantastic morning of flower arranging; Residents gathered in the dining room and worked together to build their very own floral jar displays, using a variety of lovely flowers and pot pourri, whilst sipping cups of tea and chatting with one...

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Brooklands Antrim throw a summer party! (July, 2020)

Brooklands Antrim throw a summer party! (July, 2020)

This week in Brooklands Antrim, activities were fun and in full swing! Thank you to Musician Catherine McCallum for attending the home and providing a wonderful live outdoor performance. Resident Kieran particularly enjoyed the singing by commenting on how pleasant...

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Brooklands Dunmurry create an enchanted garden! (July, 2020)

Brooklands Dunmurry create an enchanted garden! (July, 2020)

At Conway Group Healthcare we are continuously reviewing and improving methods to maintain Residents' mental and physical healthy. Weekly activity programmes offer options to make things; tapping into the creative drive that resides in everybody. This creative drive...

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Kilwee Care Home celebrates July 4th! (July, 2020)

Kilwee Care Home celebrates July 4th! (July, 2020)

The lovely Catherine McCallum visited the Care Home to provide yet another wonderful singing performance. Residents relaxed outdoors while enjoying classics, such as ‘Stupid Cupid’ and ‘I beg your pardon’. Staff and Residents celebrated July 4th in true American style...

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Ice-cream day at Brooklands Magherafelt! (June, 2020)

Ice-cream day at Brooklands Magherafelt! (June, 2020)

There were many smiling faces in our Magherafelt Care Home on Friday thanks to a very thoughtful Relative who gifted Staff and Residents by organising an Ice-cream visit! Residents thoroughly enjoyed their ice-creams! Thank you John for this wonderful gesture.  ...

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Residents of Kilkeel enjoy an afternoon outdoors (May, 2020)

Residents of Kilkeel enjoy an afternoon outdoors (May, 2020)

What a great week it has been in Brooklands Care Home, Kilkeel! Staff and Residents received a visit from Boris the dog as well as a few rabbits! Everyone enjoyed the sunshine and their time spent in the garden, baking, board games and ice-cream! May 2020 [gallery...

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Ailsa Lodge host a Drive-thru party! (May, 2020)

Ailsa Lodge host a Drive-thru party! (May, 2020)

A wonderful event took place in Ailsa Lodge, care this week - A Drive-Thru visit party! This was a novel way to allow families to safely see their loved ones, the sun was shining and it turned out to be a very special afternoon. Check out the lovely photos. Also, we...

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Jack celebrates his 90th Birthday!

Jack celebrates his 90th Birthday!

Resident Jack, celebrated his 90th Birthday this week in Brooklands Magherafelt. The room was decorated with balloons, cards, banners and streamers to celebrate the wonderful occasion. Jack specially enjoyed his beautiful cake! May 2020

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Halloween 2019 at Conway Group Healthcare

Halloween 2019 at Conway Group Healthcare

Happy Halloween from all at Conway Group Healthcare. Our residents and staff delved into the Halloween spirit; with apple tart making, pumpkin carving, face painting, singing and dancing! Have a look at what our homes got up to this Halloween. 🎃🎃🎃🎃🎃🎃🎃🎃🎃🎃🎃🎃 Brooklands,...

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Autumnal Flower Arranging

Autumnal Flower Arranging

Brooklands Nursing Home, Magherafelt Five proven benefits of flower arranging: 🌸Flowers boost mood.... 🌸Floral arrangements promote peaceful relaxation.... 🌸Flowers aid memory and recall.... 🌸Floral arrangements encourage socialization.... 🌸Flowers encourage creative...

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Classical vocalist, Kelly Smiley visits Ailsa Lodge!

Classical vocalist, Kelly Smiley visits Ailsa Lodge!

Music is the food of the soul! Residents enjoyed an afternoon of singing by the wonderful Kelly Smiley! Residents joined in on 'Que Sera Sera' and 'Somewhere over the Rainbow' with great zest. Music provides great stimulation and enables our residents to reminisce and...

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Ailsa Lodge Care Home Hosts Anniversary Party

Ailsa Lodge Care Home Hosts Anniversary Party

AILSA LODGE CARE HOME is celebrating its first anniversary under the ownership of Conway Group Healthcare. Residents, staff, family and friends came together to mark the occasion and enjoy refreshments and live entertainment. The 41-bed care home, located in an...

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Ailsa Lodge Care Home Hosts Anniversary Party

Ailsa Lodge Care Home Hosts Anniversary Party

AILSA LODGE CARE HOME is celebrating its first anniversary under the ownership of Conway Group Healthcare. Residents, staff, family and friends came together to mark the occasion and enjoy refreshments and live entertainment. The 41-bed care home, located in an...

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Elvis at Brooklands, Dunmurry

Elvis at Brooklands, Dunmurry

      A great afternoon was had at Brooklands, Dunmurry when Elvis came to visit, Residents from Brooklands Dunmurry & Kilwee Care Home along with Visitors & Staff danced & sang the afternoon away to all the hits.

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Colin Youth Awards 2019

Colin Youth Awards 2019

Congratulations to Patricia Brown, Senior Activity Therapist at Brooklands Healthcare, Dunmurry & Ciara Walsh, Activity Therapist at Kilwee Care Home, Dunmurry on receiving certificates of achievement and awards for their input into the life of the Colin Area at...

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Home Administrator – Brooklands, Magherafelt

Job Description We are recruiting a Nursing Home Administrator (12 Month Contract) to join the team in Brooklands Healthcare, Magherafelt. Brooklands Healthcare, Magherafelt, is one of 8 Care Homes owned by Conway Group Healthcare, providers of Nursing and Residential...

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Lord Mayor visits Brooklands Healthcare, Dunmurry

Lord Mayor visits Brooklands Healthcare, Dunmurry

Residents at Brooklands Healthcare Dunmurry were delighted to get a visit from the Lord Mayor of Belfast, Deirdre Hargey, who took the time out of her busy schedule to attend our tea party. Mrs Bernadette McNairney was especially thrilled, seen here modelling the Lord...

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Best in the West 2019

Best in the West 2019

On behalf of everyone at Conway Group Healthcare, we are so proud of Shaun Daly of Brooklands Healthcare, Dunmurry who won Best Care Assistant Award 2019 at the "Best in the West Awards". Congratulations Shaun, pictured here with Home Manager Maureen Munster.

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New Website Launched

New Website Launched

We are delighted to announce that our new website has just been launched. With all our latest news and events across our group and a new jobs recruitment area, you can be kept up to date with all our latest developments. Visit us at www.comwaygrouphealthcare.com and...

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Having the Craic

Having the Craic

Colin Youth having great craic with our friends in Kilwee and Brooklands Dunmurry Care Homes with our very own best in the west activity team Ciara Walsh and Patricia Brown.

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Young Leaders Visit

Young Leaders Visit

Young leaders making an impact in their community at Kilwee and Brooklands Dunmurry Care Homes .

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Halloween Party

Halloween Party

CYDC young leaders face painting and helping out at Kilwee & Brooklands Dunmurry Care home Halloween Party

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BBC Children in Need Preparations

BBC Children in Need Preparations

Busy day for CYDC volunteers getting Brooklands care home ready for the secret live launch of BBC's Children In Need. The show appeared on BBC Newsline and Children In Need 2018.

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Read all about it!

Read all about it!

Young people sharing the positive impact they are making in the community with others. BBC Newsline out filming last night with CYDC young volunteers filming their work in Brooklands Care Home, Dunmurry.

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A Beautiful Evening

A Beautiful Evening

A beautiful evening spent sitting outside in Kilwee & Brooklands Care Homes providing some relaxing art activities,hand massages and having great conversations with our friends the residents.

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