Alzheimer’s Tea Party 9th May 2017

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Beechtree hosted our annual tea party as a fundraiser for The Irish Alzheimer’s association.
Beautiful cakes and buns were made by our Kitchen staff, thank you Janice and crew, and enjoyed by residents, family and staff.
A donation of over €150 can now be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Ireland due to the fundraising effort made today and from our Market day on 30th May.
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Coping with Dementia

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Coping With Dementia talk 9th May
Beechtree are hosting a free information session on “Coping with dementia at home”, this takes place on 9th May at 10.30am – 12.00pm, Bracken Court Hotel (Ardgillan suite), Balbriggan. Places are limited to 100 people. For further information please email nwalsh@beechtree.ie or ring Beechtree on 087 9101536

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Reflexology at Beechtree

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Reflexology– a system of massage used to relieve tension and treat illness, based on the theory that there are reflex points on the feet, hands, and head linked to every part of the body

Beechtree is very happy to offer twice weekly a visiting reflexology therapist. The residents availing of the therapy are enjoying the treatment of the gentle relaxing massage. It is also providing a great way for some of more dependent residents to have special one to one time ...

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The ABLE TABLE

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We are very happy to tell you about a new addition to Beechtree Nursing Home, kindly donated by a resident’s family, it’s The ABLE TABLE.
What is an ABLE TABLE? – The Able Table is a universally designed table for wheelchair users and people who live with various kinds of disability in their day-to-day lives. The Able Table has a friendly and inviting design that allows educators, and caretakers alike to provide nurturing hand-over-hand assistance in a comfortable space. Seating ...

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Memorial Service 12th October 2016

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We held our annual memorial service for all Residents of Beechtree who passed away during the year. The service was led by Pauline Kirby, with members of staff and residents families assisting with prayers and readings.

There was singing and music by Jennifer and Jocelyn and the Harp was played by a current work experience TY student much to the delight of all attending.

Our catering staff put on some lovely cakes and tea afterwards and everyone enjoyed the evening.

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Outing to Tayto Park

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On our most recent trip out we went to Tayto park. The residents had a full tour around all the animal attractions, their favourites being the birds such as the Indian runner duck, the emu and the owls. The residents were also entertained by the antics of the Meer Kats and the agility of the Amur Tiger.
The dinosaurs’ Alive exhibition also sparked a lot of interest and lots of fun was had taking photos around the park and bumping ...

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Wooly Ward’s Mobile Farm

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Wooly Ward’s mobile farm visits Beechtree

We were thrilled to have a return visit from Wooly Wards mobile farm to Beechtree on 6th and 20th of July. Residents were delighted with the range of small and large animals from hamsters, gerbils, rabbits, guinea pigs, hens, chicks, goslings, ducks, turkeys, sheep and lambs, goats and pigs, and even a Llama. A great afternoon was had by all.
http://www.woolywardsfarm.com

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