Animal Assisted Therapy at Byker Hall

We got ourselves some lovely cuddly new residents at Byker Hall this week as part of our Animal Assisted Therapy programme. Introducing Frank, Harvey, Dexter and Errol! Our new guinea pigs.   Animal Assisted Therapy allows residents to cuddle and bond with our furry friends, which can help boost their mood, self-esteem and stop them feeling isolated.  It has been found … Continued

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Making the most of the sunshine at Byker Hall Care Home in Newcastle

For the first time this week residents of Byker Hall Care Home in Newcastle were able to enjoy the sunshine on a brand new, purpose built sun terrace. We do get sunshine here in Newcastle occasionally! and everyone, staff and residents alike, were really happy.  One of ladies commented “there’s nothing better than feeling the warmth … Continued

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