Mini Donkeys Delight Residents!

Posted on 18th Oct 2023 by Imogen Bowers
393468808 286526234335125 7867393464100608847 n

Residents at Corton House enjoyed time with some very special visitors yesterday when Miniature Donkeys for Wellbeing joined us in the garden! 

Resident Helen was reminded of the donkeys who lived in a nearby field when she was a child, while Doreen agreed that animals are good for the soul!

Big thanks to the Mini Donks team for joining us and introducing us to Pippin and Jack the miniature donkeys.

A care home resident and his visiting relative enjoy time with a donkey.

A smiling resident meets a donkey in the garden, she is covered with a blanket.

Two miniature donkeys in a pen in Corton House garden.

A resident smiles as she pets a miniature donkey

Resident Roy pets a miniature donkey while the handler smiles

A seated resident smiles at a visiting donkey

Residents and relatives smile at a visiting donkey on the patio of Corton House

A smiling resident looks at the camera while greeting a mini donkey

Residents and carers in the garden meet a mini donkey wearing a harness

Two residents in red jackets stroke a miniature donkey in a pink harness

A resident using a wheelchair pets a miniature donkey alongisde a care assistant

A smiling resident sits on a bench on the lawn in the garden petting a donkey.

A resident and handler smile at a miniature donkey.

In a sunlit lounge a resident in a green top smiles at a mini donkey.

Pippin the miniature donkey

Resident Geoff meets Jack the mini donkey. Jack is a dark brown grey colour.

A resident discusses donkey care with the handlers in a sunny care home lounge.

A standing resident watches a donkey in a pen while a seated resident smiles.

Other Stories

Burns Night at Corton House


Residents enjoyed celebrating Burns' Night at Corton House with a whole week of Scottish themed activities, including a virtual tour of Scotland, beef stovie and...

Read More

Guinea Pigs Delight Residents


A care assistant cuddling a therapy animal at norwich care home corton house staff member cuddling a guinea pig in the lounge of corton house...

Read More

Christmas at Corton House


There was lots of fun over the festive period at Corton House! Norwich School sent each of our residents a hand written Christmas card from their...

Read More