At Pear Tree House, the spirit of curiosity and wonder knows no age. Recently, an exciting event took place where all the residents, along with their family members and grandchildren, gathered in the lounge to welcome "The Little Zoo." This visit brought a variety of reptiles and other fascinating animals, including lizards, snakes, African snails, a very large millipede, and a cuddly guinea pig.
The team at Pear Tree House invited The Little Zoo to the home to provide a sensory experience that engaged touch, feel, and most importantly fun. The event aimed to challenge preconceptions and showcase the diversity of the animal kingdom, especially for residents who might not encounter such creatures in their daily lives.
One of the delightful surprises of the day was realizing that many reptiles, like snakes, have rough skin rather than the expected slimy texture. This hands-on exploration created moments of fascination, learning, and bonding among residents, their family members, and the little ones.
The afternoon was filled with laughter, amazement, and an abundance of new knowledge. Residents and visitors alike had a fantastic time, not only exploring the unique features of these animals but also uncovering the joy of discovery together.
This visit from The Little Zoo exemplifies Pear Tree House's dedication to creating engaging and immersive experiences for residents, enriching their lives with diverse and interactive activities. It emphasises the importance of keeping the sense of wonder alive, regardless of age, and fostering connections between generations.
Pear Tree House is committed to providing a space where residents can continue to explore, learn, and be surprised by the wonders of the world. The visit from The Little Zoo is just one example of their dedication to making every day special and every moment a source of joy and discovery.
Danforth Care Homes are currently welcoming residents, If you or a loved one wish to find out more information or come along, explore the facilities, and meet the staff, you can do so by contacting the enquiry team.
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