Milton Keynes care home Resident connects with loved ones for ‘Zoom’ birthday celebrationBeatrice, a Resident at HC-One’s Highclere care home, was delighted to celebrate her 95th birthday with a wonderful surprise from Colleagues at the home, as they helped facilitate a birthday party via the ‘Zoom’ video calling application.

Beatrice was delighted to be able to celebrate this occasion with members of her family, as they all joined together to sing ‘happy birthday’ before staff members presented Beatrice with a deliciously home made cake.

Everyone was so pleased with the call, remarking at how nice it was to be able to spend the time together and see Beatrice enjoy her celebrations.

Beatrice’s daughter also echoed these thoughts as she later commented: “Words cannot express my gratitude to each of you today and every day. You have helped Mum and each of us make another birthday a joy.”

Home Manager, Farai Maringa, remarked: “It’s wonderful to see how communicating with Beatrice’s Relatives and arranging this call has resulted in such a beautiful celebration, we are so pleased to have seen her enjoy this time with her family virtually.”