Care home residents get a visit from local furry friends

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FURRY, four-legged friends visited Sheffield care home residents as part of an animal therapy session.

Heeley City Farm took the animals to The Laurels and The Limes Care Home to meet elderly residents and staff.-care industry news

Heeley City Farm took the animals to The Laurels and The Limes Care Home to meet elderly residents and staff.

 

Goats, guinea pigs and rabbits grazed in the care home’s garden while residents enjoyed holding and stroking them.

 

Louise Spooner, home manager of The Laurels Care Home, on Manchester Road, said: “We’d like to thank Heeley City Farm for bringing the furry visitors along for the residents to enjoy.

Heeley City Farm took the animals to The Laurels and The Limes Care Home to meet elderly residents and staff.

“It was a lovely sunny day, so everyone went outside to meet them, have a hold and stroke. There were smiles all round, from the residents, staff and handlers from the farm.”

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