CARE CARE – April Employee of the Month

Cara Care Centre is delighted to announce Margaret Markowska as Employee of the Month. Margaret came to Ireland 13 years ago from Poland and has worked with us here for 5 years. Margaret started out in our housekeeping department and has now become a full time...

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Airfield Estate

We took a trip out to Airfield estate in Dundrum this month as we had heard good things about it but hadn’t been yet! They have a working farm, gardens and kitchen. We really enjoyed seeing the animals and the old fashioned farm cars. Tony wanted to bring one of the...

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AVOCA

We took a drive out to the new Avoca in Dunboyne this month.  It’s so handy only being twenty minutes away! We loved looking around the flowers and plant section, as well as all the beautiful home wear. At the food market Teresa got chatting to the fishmongers and...

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TLC Santry – April Employee of the Month

TLC Santry is delighted to announce Sarah Lynch - HCA as our Employee of the Month. Sarah is very dedicated, pleasant and hard working. We received a very heart-warming message from an anonymous caller from Beaumont Hospital, who spoke highly about Sarah’s care and...

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Phoenix Park

What fabulous weather we had for our trip to the Phoenix Park.  Andre our driver knows the park inside out, so after our scenic journey around the park stopping off at some lovely parts, he knew the best place to go to catch a glimpse of some reindeer.  We found a...

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Tullamore D.E.W Distillery

Our trip to Tullamore D.E.W distillery was a blast from the past to the future.  We all enjoyed shots of whiskey and enjoyed the historical experience just as much.  On the way home we stopped at a near-by restaurant for a lovely meal. A great day was had!

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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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Mini Golf

We had a fun filled afternoon at mini golf. Some of us even managed to get a hole in one! The laughter was none stop and the crack was 90. A lovely trip overall seen as the weather has been a bit miserable. It won’t stop us having a good time.

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DSPCA Animal Shelter

We took a trip up the mountains to visit the animal shelter. They were so nice to us and gave us a tour around. We got to meet some lovely animals and managed to get a kiss off a goat!! Yes, a goat. It was a bright but nippy day, but that didn’t stop us. The lady who...

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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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Cara Care – St Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Cara Care has always had a great reputation for its parties, we strive to live up to this and feel that this Paddy’s day we did just that! The week leading up to Paddy’s weekend is always full of excitement with very patriotic activities going on, planting cress,...

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TLC Maynooth March Employee of the Month

TLC Maynooth are delighted to announce Octavian Buzanschi as our Employee of the Month here in TLC Maynooth for March! Octavian is part of our maintenance crew, and his hard work and dedication to the centre does not go unnoticed. Not only does he ensure all...

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TLC Maynooth February Employee of the Month

TLC Maynooth are delighted to announce Ashitha Augusty as our February Employee of the Month! Ashitha is a staff nurse and has been working with us here in TLC Maynooth since 2015. She is a hardworking, valued member of the team and we would be lost without her. She...

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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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Cara Care March Employee of the Month

Cara Care Centre is delighted to announce Karolina Stasik – Health Care Assistant as our March employee of the month.  Karolina is from Poland and came to Ireland 12 years ago. Karolina started with Cara Care in 2016 and has grown in confidence ever since. She is a...

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Cara Care February Employee of the Month

Cara Care Centre would like to congratulate staff Nurse Ms Joana Medeiros on being our February Employee of the Month. Joana is from Portugal and came to Ireland in Sept 2016 before joining us in early 2017. Joana is a conscientious and friendly member of staff. In...

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TLC Santry March Employee of the Month

TLC Santry are delighted to announce Andre Gontaru as our March Employee of the Month.  Andre is a valued TLC employee who has worked with the company for over 8 years.  Andre has always been an important part of TLC Santry but excelled himself in successfully keeping...

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TLC Santry February Employee of the Month

TLC Santry are delighted to announce Lindsey Burke as our February Employee of the Month.  Lindsey has been a valued Health Care Assistant for the last five years and to our delight has moved from part-time to full-time. Lindsey wins this award because she is...

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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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January 2018 Employee of the Month

TLC Santry are delighted to announce Andreea Dandu as our Employee of the month. Andreea has been working with TLC for over two years as a Domestic Assistant. Andreea is very approachable and is always flexible in her role. Her calm attitude and willingness to help...

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We’re Hiring!

TLC Maynooth are now recruiting Health Care Assistants who are motivated to provide high quality patient centred care. Availability to work both day and night shifts required along with excellent communication skills. Training will be provided. Package includes:...

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January 2018 Employee of the Month

Cara Care Centre are delighted to announce Lee Taaffe as our Employee of the Month. Lee joined us in July’16 and is working in the role of Kitchen Assistant.  Since then Lee has proved himself to be a hardworking and reliable member of our busy kitchen team and we are...

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January 2018 Employee of the Month

TLC Maynooth would like to congratulate Anthonine Mynes on being our first Employee of the Month for 2018! Anthonine does so much for our residents, and is always so friendly. Anthonine developed our Prayer Group Meeting, which has become such a popular and worthy...

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Afternoon Tea!

A few of us took a trip down to the Glenroyal Hotel close by in Maynooth village for some Afternoon Tea.  We were treated to lots of goodies including scones with cream & jam, and cakes.   Great chats and laughter was had around the table, reminiscing about old times...

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Movie Time!

It was a cold day with some rain - a perfect day for the cinema.  “The Greatest Showman” was the movie of choice with popcorn, sweets and hotdog burgers on the menu.  The title definitely lived up to its name.  Great cast, great songs and overall great...

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New Year Awards

Kick starting the New Year we wanted to recognise talents and achievements of some of the resident’s throughout 2017 with our “New Year Awards”.  Categories included Best Dancer, Best Singer, Best Arts & Crafts,  Best Exercise class participant and Best Quiz...

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Resident’s Art Exhibition

Some of the unbelievable work done by our residents for our Christmas art exhibition. We truly had an amazing night showing off everyone's hard work that was put in over the last few months. We also enjoyed some wonderful music over the course of the evening.

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Beauty & The Beast

A visit to The Bord Gais Theatre always creates great excitement and this time was no exception going to see Beauty and The Beast.  The show was amazing!  Jam packed with music and dancing and we couldn’t help but sing along to the well-known songs.  It was a...

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Lourdes Trip 2017

Lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees, the small town of Lourdes is famous for the Marian apparitions of Our Lady of Lourdes to Bernadette Soubirous in 1858. It is the largest Catholic pilgrimage destination in Europe which is known as a place that offers hope and...

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Collins Barracks

A great  " boys day" was had during our visit to Collins Barracks to see the  exciting  exhibition where we explored the ideas of our residents, movements and personalities of early 20th century Ireland, the dramatic events of Easter Week, the impact it had on the...

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Now Hiring

 TLC are currently recruiting for a full time and relief Kitchen Porter based in our TLC Santry Centre. Interested applications should send their CV to emma.garrigan@tlccentre.ie or call 01-8628080 for more...

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Employee of the Month

We are delighted to announce our employee of the month, Andrea Trudjen.  Andrea joined TLC Maynooth in July 2016.  Since joining the team, Andrea has proven to be a beneficial and dedicated member of the healthcare team.  she is committed to enhancing the lives of our...

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Santry’s Mens Club

This month a few of our green fingered men helped plant some flowers in the garden to brighten it up in preparation for the fabulous Summer we are all expecting.   We had a great afternoon, thanks to the Brilliant Brian, and Remarkable Robert who shared their...

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Congratulations Doreen, Silver Surfer 2017

TLC Maynooth now has a celebrity in our midst! Doreen Thew has won the acclaimed Silver Surfer Award 2017 run by Age Action.  Catherine Tighe, Director of Nursing, Charlotte Pye Assistant Director of Nursing, HCA Mary O Brien, HCA Collette Noonan, all had the pleasure...

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TLC Virtual BUS

http://www.rte.ie/player/ie/show/the-local-eye-30003665/10667572/ On the 29th of December we were all captured by RTE 1 programme "The Local Eye". Our maintenance manager Matthew Lacey made us proud by introducing TLC Virtual Bus ! It is a new activity that our...

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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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TLC MAYNOOTH RESIDENTS PARTY

The residents and family Christmas Party was held on the 18th of December. This was a family filled fun day with live music, a children’s entertainer and of course a visit from Santa. Santa arrived by a horse drawn carriage which caused great excitement around TLC....

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Cara Care Christmas party

Residents, staff and family had all been looking forward to the day and it did not disappoint! Preparations began in the early hours, and it was obvious a lot of hard work went into the day! There was music by the very talented Karen Black who performed a great...

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Residents Christmas Party

Our residents Christmas party was a great success with so much happening, there was fun for all our family and friends. The highlight of the day of course was Santa’s arrival, coming in on a beautiful wooden sleigh. The afternoon was filled with songs and dance, music...

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TLC STAFF AWARDS 2016

TLC AWARDS / CHRISTMAS PARTY 2016 On the 14th of December we hosted the first annual TLC staff awards. Not to be out done by the Oscars, everyone turned up in their most glamorous apparel. As anticipation of the night grew, we were delighted by the staff and...

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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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TLC T-Shirt Day

TLC held national t-shirt day on Friday the 19th of August. Staff were encouraged to design and create t-shirts for the day and wear them at work. The most original and colourful t-shirt on the day won a prize. We decided to get our residents involved too and they had...

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Birds of Prey

During last month we heard our local pet shop was having a birds of prey demonstration where we got to see some fantastic birds.

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BOTANIC GARDENS

The Botanic Gardens were holding an exhibition titled ‘1916 Sackville Street: Remembering 262 Civilians Through Art’ so we decided to take a trip there.

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Crosswords

Our crossword group is becoming more popular each week and we can’t believe how fast we are able to complete the puzzles.

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TLC Santry Extend Thanks to Families & Friends

We wish all of our residents, families and friends a very merry Christmas & Happy New Year! Thank you to those families and friends who joined us for a fantastic day of music and celebration at our Residents Christmas Party on Sunday 20th of December. We had a...

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