Pet therapy in Gosforth

Two cockapoos helped light up the faces of our Gosforth residents this week!

Lisa, who works in the kitchen at our Gosforth care home, brought in her pair of pooches to meet everyone, much to the delight of staff and residents alike.

Research shows that as well as being generally lovely to be around, pets can help increase activity levels, combat loneliness and reduce stress and depression (

We try to have furry visitors as often as possible in our care homes – it is always such a joy to see the happiness they bring to everyone at Eothen.