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HAMILTON PARK CERTAINLY HAS GOT TALENT

There was an air of excitement throughout Hamilton Park in the run up to Friday 18th August as residents and staff were looking forward to our talent show. Up early and dressed for the occasion many of our residents made their way to Cormorant unit early in order to get the best seats. Many family members also joined us for what was an afternoon of ceol agus craic. [caption id="attachment_1593" align="aligncenter" width="409"] SUSAN, LOVELLA
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August Activities Blog

Bikers dream The recent Skerries 100 road race was on recently and I had the pleasure of accompanying Kingfisher resident Patrick Donnelly to this historic event, which is held over 2.92 miles of country road just outside the picturesque town of Skerries. This gem of a town which won the best town in this year’s tidy town competition was inundated with motorcycles for the annual event which is in its 71st year. It’s the 2nd time that Patrick has attended the
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June Blog: Summer Activities & Visitors to Hamilton Park.

98TH SKERRIES CUBS PAY A MUCH APPRECIATED VISIT TO HAMILTON PARK Hamilton Park residents had the pleasure of the company of the 98th Skerries Cubs recently when the troop was working towards earning their Chief Scout Award. To earn this the 11 to 12 year old troop were required to work in their community and very kindly offered to spend some quality time assisting our residents with an activity. On a lovely sunny
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HAMILTON PARK OVER RUN WITH EASTER BUNNIES

[caption id="attachment_1557" align="alignnone" width="925"] Shannon and Magic[/caption] It was fun and frolics all the way for the children of Hamilton Park staff on Wednesday 12th April when they were welcomed in for our annual Easter egg hunt. Our residents had been busy making bunnies in activities and writing the names of the 41 children that attended this fun activity. Gino and our regular peata therapy dogs, Dexter and Magic and also Tina and the
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APRIL ALREADY, EASTER IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER

Hamilton Park residents are always kept busy in activities. Once the fairy lights have dimmed and the dust has settled after Christmas our thoughts turn to a little bit of romance for Valentine’s Day and our blind date show. When word gets out we’re looking for contestants not one member of staff is safe. “Hounding” is the word that comes to mind as the activity staff approaches our lovely colleagues and management to try to gently persuade them to participate
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ST. PATRICKS DAY PARTY & PARADE

  [caption id="attachment_1536" align="aligncenter" width="380"] A hearty looking activity crew[/caption] Thursday 16th March Hamilton Park had their St. Patricks day resident’s party with music by the legendary Billy Mc Gee. Molly Malone and the fields of Athenry were among the many favourite Irish tunes that were belted out throughout the afternoon of music and melody. Many residents were dressed in their St. Patricks day attire and this added to the fun atmosphere. Any families visiting
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A TRUE LEGEND

“Gerry Walsh you will always be a true legend”

REST IN PEACE DEAR FRIEND

As we celebrated the dawning of the New Year little did we expect to hear the dreadful news that one of our own was gone! It is with a heavy heart and tears in our eyes that I put pen to paper to write this blog. The heart-breaking news that one of our co-workers has passed away suddenly
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SANTA COMES TO HAMILTON PARK

It was a question of who was more excited, the mammies or the children on Saturday 10th December when the man himself dropped into Hamilton Park to say hello to the families of our dedicated and hardworking staff. The air was filled with excitement as the wait was on for the appearance of the “man in the red suit”. At the first sound of jingle bells the children ran out to greet Santa
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PATRICK DONNELLY WINNER OF THE NHI RESIDENTS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2016

It nice to have your hard work recognised and appreciated and one resident in Hamilton Park certainly felt just that when he was awarded the much acclaimed resident achievement award at the recent Nursing Homes of Ireland awards night which was held in the Citywest hotel recently. [caption id="attachment_1495" align="aligncenter" width="577"]17-11-2016 MAXWELLS DUBLIN NO FEE Nursing Homes Ireland Care Awards 2016 in Citywest Dublin Patrick Donnelly from the Hamilton Park Care Facility; Winner of the ‘Nursing Home Resident 						
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Knock trip 2016

Early to bed and early to rise…. that was the order of the day for all residents and staff who were travelling to Knock shrine in the picturesque Co. Mayo recently. 6 am alarm shrills and we’re up like a lark to head off on our annual trip.(Thank you to all the carers and nurses who assisted residents to prepare for their trip) The weather wasn’t what you might call bright as residents
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