Romance and Relationships with Polegate ResidentsThis month at The Polegate in East Sussex, which provides nursing care, Colleagues have been speaking to two married Residents about their time together.

Keith and Hazel, two Residents at The Polegate have been married for 68 years and have two daughters. They haven’t long been at the care home but have enjoyed many happy years together. Speaking this week to the Wellbeing Coordinators, they have been discussing romance and their relationship together. 

One Colleague had asked them how they have kept their relationship strong all of these years, Keith and Hazel said, “We always try to do things as a couple, try to not fall out with each other and love each other every day”. 

They went on to speak about their wedding day, which makes them smile each time they tell the story. They also spoke about what they have achieved together as a family and the importance of spending time with their daughters. 

Daniel, the Home Manager said, “Its been lovely having Keith and Hazel at the home, they have had such a wonderful life together”.