NEWS FROM TLC CITYWEST

TLC Citywest Oct’18 Employee of the Month

TLC Citywest are delighted to announce Abhilash Pattathil as our October 2018 Employee of the Month. Abhilash who joined TLC in June 2016 is an excellent Nurse and valued member of the team, always going above and beyond for everyone. He has great timekeeping and...

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Positive Ageing Week

What a lovely afternoon in Ballymun celebrating Positive Ageing week with the local community. We had some delicious food and enjoyed lots of singing and dancing with the one and only Damien Dempsey. It is so nice to see all of the various communities coming together...

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Shopping

We spent a lovely afternoon wandering around Penny’s in Liffey Valley.  We were amazed at how big the store was.  Most of us were interested in buying cosy fluffy pyjamas now that the cold winter is coming. There was so many different pairs it took ages to choose the...

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Knock

This month we put on our finest clothes and packed our bags for the trip of the year to Knock in Co Mayo. It was a long drive, so we made a stop in the Hudson Bay hotel in Athlone for some sandwiches, tea and delicious scones which gave us the energy we needed for the...

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Rose of TLC 2018

TLC Cara Care played host to this years “Rose of TLC” yesterday afternoon and what a fantastic success it was. The crown was awarded to Joan.Other winners on the day were - Best Escort - Michael , Best Dressed - Frances, Best Sash - Catherine, Best Introduction -...

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TLC Citywest Sept’18 Employee of the Month

TLC Citywest are delighted to announce catering and household staff member Alex Matalica as our September 2018 Employee of the Month. Alex started working with TLC City West in November of 2016 and became a Supervisor in May of this year. Alex has proven to be an...

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Glencree

We took a drive up over the Dublin Mountains one beautiful sunny afternoon.  We actually missed the turn to the mountains so went a different route than we knew – but it was to our advantage in the end! The views were spectacular and the afternoon was so relaxing.  We...

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Teelings Whiskey Distillery

The weather was not the nicest so we decided to take a trip to Teelings Whiskey Distillery right in the heart of the Liberties.  When we went in we were privileged to meet a member of the Teeling Family.  He gave us lots of interesting background information while...

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Blessington Lakes

What a Beautiful day it was for a 20K drive around the Blessington lakes. To be so close to the sound of nature was lovely and we were lucky enough to have the sun splitting the stones. We soon realised what a peaceful place it is. On our way home of course we had the...

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TLC Citywest August 2018 Employee of the Month

TLC Citywest are delighted to announce Nyana Paul, Staff Nurse as our August 2018 Employee of the Month.  Nyana has been working in the centre since July 2016 along with her husband Jyothish.  Nyana is an excellent Nurse, is a great team player and has really stepped...

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TLC Citywest July ’18 Employee of the Month

TLC Citywest is delighted to announce Ajin Prabha as our July 2018 Employee of the Month.  Ajin joined us in May 2015 as a Health Care Assistant and was promoted to Senior Health Care Assistant in June 2017. Ajin is very kind and caring towards the residents and...

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TLC Citywest June 2018 Employee of the Month

TLC Citywest is delighted to announce Alan Brady - Maintenance Manager, as our June 2018 Employee of the Month.   Alan started working in TLC in August 2017 and is a fantastic addition to the team.  He works extremely hard and gets everything done that he is asked to...

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Sunny Days

One sunny day during the month we decided to do our card and jewellery making outside in the garden. Whilst doing this we played some of our favourite music. Everybody was in great form and the staff decided to show the residents a few moves to more modern dance songs...

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Dun Laoghaire

One fine afternoon we took a visit to an old favourite of many – Dun Laoghaire.  On arrival we had to drive straight through as there was no parking! This turned out to be a bonus as we drove through the picturesque village of Dalkey and enjoyed the fantastic views as...

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Bray

Today was such a beautiful day that we decided to take a trip to Bray Co. Wicklow. We walked down the board walk and sat with the view of the ocean on front of us. It was so nice to sit and relax listening to the waves coming upon the shore. While we sat we enjoyed a...

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Rathfarnham Castle

We enjoyed a beautiful visit to Rathfarnham Castle this month. It dates back to the Elizabethan Period and has been beautifully restored. The ceilings are amazing works of art. We remarked on how dark it must have been when there was no electricity, as the day we...

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Garden Fun

We enjoyed several wonderful garden afternoons during our fine spell of weather.  We did many activities outside, including a sports day involving residents and staff, music sessions and friendly chats.  Of course we also planted some flowers too. We hope that we will...

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Firhouse Day Centre

We were delighted to receive a request from the Firhouse Day Centre to come and sing for us one morning.  Some of our residents used to attend there before they came to TLC so it was extra special for them.  We really enjoyed their singing and we all joined in as...

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Johnstown Garden Centre

One wet and windy day we took shelter inside the beautiful Johnstown Garden Centre.  Once inside it was easy to forget about the rain outside with all the beautiful plants and flowers to be seen.  There really is something for everyone there.  When we finished having...

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Glencree

We took full advantage of the warm weather and decided to take a drive around the Wicklow Mountains. We stopped off at Glencree for a nice cup of tea and some yummy cakes! This was definitely one of our favourite trips this month with the beautiful sights that we saw....

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Clondalkin Round Tower

Today we had such bad weather that we decided to go visit the Round Tower in Clondalkin Exhibition which explores Clondalkin’s Medieval origins. We explored the dramatic and colourful history of Clondalkin. Within the exhibition there was lots to see and do. Then...

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TLC Oscars 2018

On Thursday 31st May 2018 TLC Maynooth rolled out their red carpet and hosted the first ever TLC Oscars. It was a star studded event with all of the staff and resident actors and actresses from each of the films in attendance along with their families and colleagues...

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TLC Citywest May 2018 Employee of the Month

TLC Citywest is delighted to announce Seena Jose as our May 2018 Employee of the Month. Seena joined us in 20th June 2016 and since day one has quietly and happily gone about her duties.  Her colleagues find her a pleasure to work with. Seena is also extremely kind...

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TLC Citywest – April Employee of the Month

TLC Citywest are delighted to announce Lorraine Travers as our Employee of the Month. Lorraine started working with us in August of 2016 and became a Supervisor in July of last year. Lorraine has proven to be a valuable part of our team with her can do attitude and...

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Bird Feeders

Now that Spring is in the air we decided to try and make some bird feeders for our garden.  We got some cardboard toilet roll holders and smeared them in peanut butter.  Then we rolled them in birdseed.  It was such a simple idea but was really effective.  We hung...

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The Witness Musical

We had a wonderful night at the opening of The Witness Musical in The Priory, Tallaght by The Now and Then Production Company.  A group of us went along and we had a fantastic night.  The cast were all amazing but a special mention has to go to Anne Davison whose...

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TLC Citywest Dementia Cafe

TLC Citywest are delighted to announce the opening of their Dementia Cafe.  A relaxed and informal gathering for people living with Dementia and their family / carers in a welcoming environment. 17TH April 2018 (Mr. Michael Doody, Superintendent Pharmacist, Median...

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International Women’s Day 2018

To celebrate International Women’s day our much loved Alan arrived in a suit and surprised the lovely female staff with a bunch of flowers. Our chief Michael also made a cake for all our staff and residents to enjoy on the day.

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Citywest International Street Food

TLC CITYWEST had their very first International Street Food Festival where we had Chinese, Mexican, Italian, Indian, American and European food. So while the snow was falling outside we had a great time with residents and their families along with our staff.  We all...

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Citywest St Patrick’s Day Celebrations

St Patrick's Day went off without a hitch and was full to the brim with Irish music, shamrocks and lovely Irish food to fill our bellies and of course Irish coffees and cookies to finish the night. Some of us even got the opportunity to take part in the Rathcoole...

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Famine Exhibition

Today was such a nice day that we decided to go to the Dublin Castle Art Gallery in the coach house to see the exhibit on the famine. The gallery was composed of paintings from Irish and Irish American painters from 1830 to-date and their vision of what it was like...

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TLC Citywest March Employee of the Month

TLC Citywest are delighted to award staff nurse, Daniella Ruso as our March employee of the month. Daniella has worked here since 29th November 2010, and has been promoted from HCA to Staff Nurse when she completed her Nursing adaptation in April 2015.  She is an...

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TLC Citywest February Employee of the Month

TLC Citywest are delighted announce Anthony Canwe as our February Employee of the Month.  Anthony commenced employment in November 2011 and is an extremely hard worker and team player who is well liked by residents, families and his colleagues.  Anthony is always...

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TLC Dementia Cafe

TLC Citywest are delighted to announce the opening of their Dementia Cafe.  A relaxed and informal gathering for people living with Dementia and their family / carers in a welcoming environment. 20th March 2018 (Dr. Sean Kennelly Consultant, Geriatrician, Tallaght...

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TLC CITY WEST RESIDENTS CHRISTMAS PARTY

I think I speak for everyone when I say that the highlight of not only December, but the whole year was the residents Christmas party! Our residents got to invite their family members up to the centre to celebrate with them. We had children, grandchildren and even...

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Guinness Storehouse

On Friday the 23rd of September we brought a few of the ladies and gents to the Guinness Store House where we learned all about how the famous Guinness was made.

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VIVA LIFE

We would like to congratulate everyone taking part in the Viva Life Programme, also known to some as “Jordie’s Exercises”! Every single resident has improved since the classes have started.

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