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Rescue dogs have been helping dementia patients recall precious memories cheap canada goose at a Bretby care home.

Frank and https://www.fabulalitera.de Whizz paid a visit to Cedar Court Dementia Care Home to spend the day bringing joy to residents living with the disease.

The pair, Frank the Shih Tzu and Whizz the Pomeranian, were rescued by staff at RSPCA branch.

They were invited to the Bretby Park home as a way of providing therapy for those living there.

Staff said one resident cried with happiness and another canada goose factory outlet resident, who does canada goose outlet reviews not normally speak, even managed uk canada goose outlet to say the words canada goose outlet store uk "baby" when holding the animals.

Susie O public engagement manager at RSPCA, said it is the first time something like this has been done at the branch but it may not be the last.

(Image: Cedar Court Dementia Care home)

She said: "The care home contacted us and explained that when the elderly patients come into care they have to give up their canada goose uk outlet pets.

"When canada goose outlet black friday the dementia patients have something from their past that makes them feel familiar, they behave differently.

"One burst into tears.

"One of the patients was non verbal, and when she held the dogs, she kept saying a lot.

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"She couldn talk, she was really pleased to have a visit. It was really nice to do."

Following the success of the trial visit, RSPCA volunteers are looking to make monthly trips canada goose outlet Canada Goose Outlet parka to the care home with animals in their care.

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Those suitable to spend time with the vulnerable residents will be chosen to spend the day at the nursing home.

Ms O continued: "We are playing it by ear. We can only take animals who we know will be happy and comfortable in that environment."

In an online post, a spokesman for the Cedar Canada Goose Coats On Sale Court Dementia Care Home said: "Thank you very much to Hillfield Animal Home RSPCA upon canada goose outlet canada Trent and District Branch for bringing Frank the Shih Tzu and Whizz the Pomeranian to see us today.

"We hoping these puppy visits will become a monthly occurrence and could tell how much our residents loved those cuddles."

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A spokesman canada goose outlet nyc canada goose for canada goose outlet uk Cedar Court canada goose outlet online uk Dementia Care home said: "At Cedar Court Dementia Care home we are constantly looking for innovative ways to ground our residents within familiar surroundings.


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