Moving from Home to Home
Taking Your Pet
Neuadd Drymmau (South Wales) 2012: with variety of residents' pets (plus a sheep and goat)
Owls Barn (Lincolnshire) 2012. Run from its beginning with pets.
When choosing a new home at any point in our lives, being able to take pets is often a pre-requisite.
These videos show that residential care homes can provide an alternative home for both owner and pet.
Applegarth Home (Maidenhead/Windsor) 2012: two stories of people who wouldn't move without their pets. Also 'Pets Day' where the Activities Organiser and volunteer explain benefits of visits by an array of animals including a Chinese Water Dragon.
Dunster Lodge (overlooking Bristol Channel and Exmoor National Park) 2013: Volunteers take the residents' dogs out for a daily walk (Cinnamon Trust), and how one resident's dog helps those with memory loss.
Westergate, Goodwood, West Sussex 2013: A resident explains how he chose to live at Westergate with his dog.'Sparky' acts as a 'pat dog' for those in the dementia part of the home.
Here's the exceedingly nice miniature therapy donkey, Mr Kipling, at work with elderly and dementia care-home residents. We think his work is amazing and proves just how innovative care homes can be.
Rotherbank, Hants 2012: How pets can help creating a home. A volunteer, resident and her dog have their daily walk. A farm brings its animals for everyone to meet.