All furred up

November 15, 2017

Individuals and colleagues alike enjoyed some animal antics during a visit by ‘Urban Safari’ at Gretton House in Northamptonshire.

They brought along a variety of animals, Mammals, Reptiles, Arachnids Invertebrate’s and Arthropods. The animals range from meerkats, to owls, hedgehogs, snakes, spiders, frogs and more.

‘Urban safari’ are established with the aim of assisting people with phobias. The main emphasis of their sessions is to allow those present to be as hands on as possible, therefore giving participants a truly memorable and empowering experience never to be forgotten.

Their session was tailored to meet the needs of our supported individuals who were amazed by the incredible facts and knowledge and found themselves discovering a world beyond their community.

Lots of people turned up from neighbouring Consensus PWS services including Heatherington House and thoroughly enjoyed the day.

Gretton House is located in the country village of Gretton, Northamptonshire and is a specialist residential service supporting up to 20 adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS).

The support team always ensure there’s lots to do around Gretton House especially in the large activity room where the focus is on fun and inclusion.  Activities include arts and crafts, music and dance classes, music workshops, drama classes and much more.

‘Urban Safari’ an national company, offer a fun service that brings a selection of exotic and domestic animals into community groups and residential homes and many other settings.

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