A care home resident in Camberley, Surrey, has turned 101 and celebrated in fashion this week with her nearest and dearest.

Mary Stock, resident of Camberley Manor, home to 60 residents in Deepcut, turned the grand age of 101 on Thursday 1st February 2024. 

Mary enjoyed a day of visits from loved ones before the care home threw her a party with a delicious home-made cake, balloons and flowers, whilst guests enjoyed a traditional cream tea.

Mary tells us the secret to living a long life is a combination of “good diet, pleasant sleep, being happy and pleasant with family and friends.”

After singing happy birthday and cutting the cake, Mary delivered a wonderful speech. “I know all of your faces but don’t recall all your names. Thank you everyone for taking the trouble to come and wish me a happy 101st birthday”, which was met with a resounding applause, cheers, and a hip hurray.

Business Development Manager, Jo Anderson-Woodley, commented “we love to celebrate our resident’s birthdays of any age here at Camberley Manor, but it is so inspiring to see Mary at this grand age have such a spritely attitude, sense of humour and love for life. On behalf of the home team, we hope Mary had a very special day.”

Camberley Manor is a purpose-built home offering residential, nursing and dementia care in the heart of surrey, with facilities for residents to enjoy including a cinema, hair salon, spa and bistro. For more information, please contact bdm@camberleymanor.co.uk or visit https://www.tlccare.co.uk/homes/camberley-manor/.