NEWS FROM TLC MAYNOOTH

Summer Sun

How different a day can be with some sunny weather!! This month we took advantage of the good days to enjoy the sun and fresh air in the garden. We had activities outside and plenty of laughs and good humour…and of course, ice creams included.

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Botanic Gardens

Summer is the perfect time to go to the Botanic Gardens. Plenty of colours and different smells everywhere you go.  We enjoyed the walk and the chat and were very lucky the rain held off until we were already in the van. Thank you Ianas for the lovely gesture of...

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Dog Therapy

TLC Maynooth welcomes dogs Murray and Ted to the centre, thanks to their owners Mark, Linda and Deirdre.  Murray is a lovely golden retriever who comes here twice a week - one day in Kinvara and another day in the main building. Ted is a gorgeous pug who visits the...

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Talented Residents

Here in Maynooth we are so blessed to have some of the most talented people you could meet.  With singers, dancers and some of the finest musicians around.   Today we had Christopher singing Roy Orbison and Marie playing the piano whilst signing “When Irish eyes are...

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Barberstown Castle

The Ladies Who Lunch! What a beautiful setting for some afternoon tea - Barberstown Castle.  A true delight to visit and a wonderful afternoon relaxing by the fire with some fabulous company. Oh the tea and desserts were pretty fab also.

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Trip to Howth

We had a trip to the beautiful village of Howth today. Luck was on our side as the sun was shining  which meant we could take a stroll along the pier and admire all the fabulous boats. Then as always it was time for a cuppa and some treats in one of the local pubs...

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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 Maynooth May 2018 Employee of the Month

TLC Maynooth are delighted to announce Emma Collier as our May 2018 employee of the month. Emma has proven to be a dedicated and valued member of the healthcare team. She goes above and beyond for each resident and pays attention to every detail. We thank her for all...

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TLC Maynooth – April Employee of the Month

TLC Maynooth are delighted to announce Vaiva Navickiene as our Employee of the Month. Vaiva is a hard-working member of our housekeeping team and is a great asset to TLC. She is always seen with a smile on her face and has a great positive attitude. Vaiva always puts...

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Exercise Class

This month has been filled with fun and games as our activities co-ordinator Jordi is back with us and he has had lots of fun with residents. We have been expanding on our exercise classes to include both body and mind.  Here is some of our residents up bright and...

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Garda Museum

It was a bit of a blustery morning in Dublin’s fair city but luckily for us we got some sunny weather for our trip to the Garda Museum in Dublin Castle. We had a lovely walk around the grounds to take us up to the museum itself. We were met with a friendly face who...

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Age Action Dance

We got an invitation to the third Age Action Dance this month. To say we were surprised by what they put together was an understatement. We started off with a turkey and ham dinner with all the trimmings, to then be given a lovely cheese cake or trifle dessert! After...

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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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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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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

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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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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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 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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