Care staff celebrate Ashton woman's special day

You can't let a 100th birthday pass by unnoticed, even in times of national emergency, so care staff made sure they arranged a little celebration for Harriet Williams – even if social distancing had to be observed.

Harriett, who lives in Ashton, is supported by Careline and her two homecare workers, Marie Spahija and Eleanor Roberts, organised a surprise party.

There were flowers, chocolates and a cake – thanks to donations from staff – and a big card which everyone signed.

Stephanie Butterworth, Tameside Council’s director of adult services, said: “It’s touches like this that make our carers so special and demonstrate the relationships they forge with the people they look after.

“Even though they work to a very busy schedule they made sure Harriet’s special day was properly celebrated.”

Harriet’s rather camera-shy but, if you look closely below you can see her reflection...

Images: Tameside Council 

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