2nd Mar, 2021

Care home resident enjoys virtual visits to overseas relatives on 95th birthday

A VIRTUAL world tour was enjoyed by a popular Rugby care home resident on her 95th birthday.

Betty Adnitt didn’t let the pandemic spoil her fun as the Overslade House resident enjoyed a tea party held in her honour before welcoming family members in the home’s newly installed visitor ‘pods’.

She then had video chats with relatives around the world, in locations such as Canada and Australia.

Betty, who has three sons and 18 grandchildren, moved to Rugby when she was just four years old and went on to live in the same house for 55 years. She trained as a secretary with British Thomson-Houston (BTH) and went on to work at English Electric.

Overslade House general manager Violeta Baesu said: “We’re delighted to be part of Betty’s birthday celebrations, she’s a remarkable lady and such a popular resident who always has an interesting tale to tell.”

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