Residents get up close and personal with Heeley Farm animals

Residents at Balmoral Care Home in Sheffield, got up close and personal with some animals, as they welcomed Heeley Farm into the home.

Peter Ostrem, Home Manager, said: “Pet therapy like this has a positive effect on residents’ wellbeing. Our residents enjoyed a snuggle off a guinea pig and getting hands on with a chicken. The afternoon was such a huge success that the farm are coming back next month with more animals for us to get up close and personal with.”

Are you looking for a care home in Sheffield? Balmoral Care Home offers support for all types of care including dementia care, nursing care, respite care and residential care.

Date published: 16 February 2018

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