Pet therapy for Parkview residents.

In August 2017 Parkview care home in Bexleyheath, was visited by Nightingale dogs, a company that specialise in therapeutic dog activities for people living with dementia. When the dogs arrived in the home there was an instant positive reaction from residents who automatically engaged with the dogs which in turn […]

Marie Toombs, care home volunteer and the gables team

Teesside care home volunteer retires at 92

A 92 year old volunteer has retired after 14 years’ service at a Teesside care home. Marie Toombs started volunteering at The Gables Care Home, in Middlesbrough, after her aunt, a former resident, passed away. Impressed with the end of life care her aunt received, Marie wanted to give something […]