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PAT dog Izzy delights residents at Oaklands

Three year old Izzy never made the grade as a guide dog because of her sensitivity to noise. However, the golden retriever cross labrador has found her true vocation as a pet therapy dog – much to the delight of residents at Oaklands Care Home in Scole, near Diss.

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Support worker Nicola Martin honoured for 10 years service

Miss Martin, 30, of Gondree, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft, has worked at Decoy Farm since it opened as a specialist nurse-led service for young adults with learning disabilities.

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Friend flies in from New Zealand for 100th birthday

It was a 100th birthday wish that Joyce Fitzsimons could not have dreamed of coming true.
For a special guest at her party in Timperley Nursing Home today <February 15> was her best friend of 56 years, Diane Handiside, 77, who flew 12,000 miles from Christchurch, New Zealand, especially for the occasion.

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Hugo makes a big impression at Downham Grange

The dynamic new management team at Downham Grange care home has really given residents paws for thought.

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The alpacas visit Hadleigh Nursing Home

Pet therapy is a recognised way of calming and lifting the mood of people living with dementia.
Dogs, birds of prey and even donkeys have become regular visitors to care homes, dispensing their animal magic through contact with residents.

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