A Very Memorable Family Week at Day Care Centre

Hannah Hickey with her granddaughter Siobhán Brosnan during family week at the centre.
Maya McAuliffe having fun with her grandmother, Kit McAuliffe at the recent family day at Castleisland Day Care Centre.

Family week is a bi annual event at Castleisland Day Care Centre which celebrates the extended family of the elderly clients there.

During an open week family members are invited to the centre to give them the opportunity to experience what their parents, grandparents or even great grandparents are ‘up to’ while attending.

All Age Participation

“This week is also an opportunity for staff members to meet the extended family of clients and is an excellent example of different generations enjoying activities to suit all ages with the emphasis on participation and fun,” said Nurse Manager, Marcella Finn.

Entertaining Show

“The main attraction during the week was local magician Sylvano who kept both adults and children enthralled every morning with his very entertaining show.

Very Memorable Week

“During the afternoons, local artist, Breda Galwey encouraged both generations to work together producing art pieces which will be lovely keepsakes of a very memorable week,” said Ms. Finn.


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