Residents often struggle emotionally as they have no access to animals
Lola the Therapy Dog and her puppy cat Kitkat are a source of delight to many and can go to bed-bound residents.
Residents become animated and chat excitedly about the animals to each other.
Their old vibrant personality begins to show through.
They ask questions and feel involved. Some of the exotic animals remind them of family holidays or experiences working abroad.
Working with Jarville Jungle and others, we can also offer music and crafts.
Block booking several sessions throughout the year can reduce the price.