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Pets As Therapy

This record is classed under Pets, Volunteering Opportunities.

Service Provider NamePets As Therapy
ServiceTherapeutic visits to hospitals, care homes and other recognised places of caring by volunteers and their safe and friendly dogs and cats
Address314A High Street
Post CodeHP22 6EA
Where do they provide service from?In care homes, hospitals and other recognised establishments such as schools and day centres. They are not able to offer visits to people living in their own homes.
Telephone01844 345 445
Fax01845 550 236
Area coveredNationwide
Who is the service for?The service is available to all ages, sick or otherwise.
Referral routePlease call if you would like to arrange a PAT visit to your ward, care home etc. or if you would like to find out more about becoming a volunteer
Specific ethnic group?No
Summary of servicesDogs and cats are checked for their health, temperament and suitability and their volunteer handlers have to supply two character references. An area co-ordinator matches volunteers to homes, special schools, wards etc. who wish to have a visit.
Time detailsThe office is open Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.
Chargeable service?No
Total capacity of serviceDependent on the number of volunteers and their pets available
Transport ProvidedNot applicable
CQC RegisteredNot applicable
Sandwell Approved ListNot applicable
DisclaimerInclusion in this directory does not imply that Sandwell Council endorses the organisations and no responsibility is assumed for the information in their entries or their services. For terms and disclaimer see below. Directory last updated October 2019.

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