Special event for Pat’s ‘18th’ birthday

Pat McIllveney celebrates her '18th' birthday.
Picture by Jane Coltman
Pat McIllveney celebrates her '18th' birthday. Picture by Jane Coltman

Residents and staff at a care facility celebrated a special ‘18th’ birthday with a range of activities.

There was party games, food, cards and more at Howdon Care Centre as they helped mark Pat McIlveney’s birthday.

Pat, who suffers from dementia, was centre of attention on Monday, February 29, as they celebrated her being a Leap Year baby.

Family and friends were in attendance for the birthday celebrations as Pat marked turning 72.

And there was double celebration at the facility in Kent Avenue where a member of staff celebrated their ‘12th’ birthday.

A spokesperson for the home said: “It was a great day for everyone involved.”