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Residential Care Home Visits

Bringing animals to your care home

We can arrange for animals to visit residential care homes to spend time with your residents.  Research has shown that interaction with animals can have a positive effect on mood in elderly residents in care homes and day centres. The benefits include lowering blood pressure and heart rate, increase in endorphin and dopamine production, anxiety and stress relief, it is mentally stimulating, decreases agitation and aggression and it’s pleasurable.

We have a wide variety of animals for residents to meet, including rabbits, guinea pigs and hamsters as well as exotic breeds such as tortoise, snakes and lizards.

Please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Bring your residents to visit us

Visits can also be arranged to Wigfield Farm. The site is compact, is wheelchair accessible and has café facilities on site offering hot food and drinks. Visits can be tailored to suit the needs of residents. If you have any particular requirements we would be happy to explore these with you.

We welcome pre-visits by staff and risk assessments can be provided.

We welcome groups of up to x30.  Please book in advance so that we can accommodate your requirements.


Visit with a 1 hour guided tour and bucket of feed for the animals: £3.00 per resident, staff go free.
Independent visit without a guided tour: £1.50 per resident, staff go free.

For more information, please complete our Enquiry Form.

Opening Times

Monday 10.00AM - 4.00PM
Tuesday 10.00AM - 4.00PM
Wednesday 10.00AM - 4.00PM
Thursday 10.00AM - 4.00PM
Friday 10.00AM - 4.00PM
Saturday 10.00AM - 4.00PM
Sunday 10.00AM - 4.00PM

Find Us

Haverlands Lane,
South Yorkshire,
S70 5NQ