Prime Minister helps care home resident celebrate 109th birthday

Theresa May visting Irene Thompson at Clara Court on her 109th birthday


Theresa May took time out of her busy schedule this week to help one of her constituents to celebrate a very special birthday.

Irene Thompson, a resident at Care UK’s Clara Court care home in Maidenhead celebrated her 109th birthday on 11 December, and as well as spending time with her family and friends, she was joined by the Prime Minister and her husband.

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Debbie Winwood, Home Manager at Clara Court, said: “It was an honour to welcome Theresa May to Clara Court for what was an enjoyable afternoon celebrating Irene’s birthday. Irene was looking forward to celebrating with her family and friends, and there was a real buzz of excitement when the Prime Minister’s visit was announced.

“Residents are at the heart of everything we do here at Clara Court and we always like to make an occasion of important milestones such as birthdays. Irene had a really wonderful time celebrating with her family and friends, and we were delighted to welcome Theresa May and her husband who helped make the day even more special.”

The Prime Minister and her husband spent time chatting with Irene and her family, before joining the rest of the residents and the Care UK team in celebrating Irene’s landmark birthday. To mark the occasion, the home team held a special party, where Irene and the Prime Minister were the guests of honour.


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