Computer enthusiast celebrates 100th birthday at Heffle Court

Heffle Court AC 100th Birthday

A beloved resident at Heffle Court Care Home in Heathfield known for her love of gardening and computer skills, has celebrated her 100th birthday.

Audrey Chamberlain, was born on 14th December 1923 in Northampton. To commemorate her special birthday, Audrey enjoyed a tea party with her family and friends.

During the Second World War, Audrey joined the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) as a shorthand typist and worked in bomber command.

Audrey married after the war and lived in London, Essex, Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells where she worked as a school secretary for many years. She has two daughters, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

When Audrey was in her mid-eighties, she joined a computer course and became very computer literate. She did her own online shopping, banking and enjoyed digital imagery well into her nineties.

To celebrate her 100th Birthday the home organised a tea party with a singer and a birthday cake. She also received a card from the King and Queen.

Debby Potter, home manager at Heffle Court said, “Audrey has been a resident at Heffle Court for three years and is a much loved part of the Heffle Court family. We all wished her a very happy 100th Birthday and she is certainly incredible for her age.”

Heffle Court provides residential dementia and nursing dementia care on a permanent or short stay basis. If you are looking for a care home and want to find out more about our home call freephone 0808 223 5510.