Couple celebrate their 65th Valentine's Day together in local care home

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Elm Bank care home, in Kettering, was filled with love and friendship for St Valentine’s Day for special couple, Pam and Brian Bullous who celebrated their 65th Valentine’s Day together.

Brian and Pam first met at a dance in and Chesterfield and at the age of 22 years Pam married Brian on the 22nd of March 1958. Living in Sheffield for many years, they moved to Kettering to be closer to their daughter and are now both enjoying a new chapter in their lives, living together at Elm Bank. A romantic reception was held at the home for Pam and Brian as they dined privately, Chef Sophie delighted the couple by cooking up their favourite dishes.

General Manager, Marvellous Bindura, said: “It was very moving to see a lovely couple celebrating Valentine’s Day together, and we made it that little bit extra special for them. We’ve all had a lovely day, the home has been decorated, and lots of our residents were able to see their loved ones either in person or via video call. We’ve had a whole range of treats and a Musical Valentine’s Concert, and we have enjoyed every moment of it!”

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Speaking about the romantic day Pam and Brian said “It was such a lovely suggestion from the home to lay on a meal for us. The decorations and the food were amazing, along with the musical concert we could not have asked for more.”

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Our varied life enrichment programme keeps residents active, and provides a daily choice of engaging physical, mental and spiritual activities tailored to residents’ interests and abilities.

Elm Bank care home is run by Barchester Healthcare, one of the UK’s largest care providers, which is committed to delivering personalised care across its care homes and hospitals. Elm Bank provides residential and dementia care for residents from respite care to long term stays.