Here at Brynllywarch we have a range of animals that that are used for our BTEC qualifications. They are also used as part of our therapeutic provision, whether it’s as a reward for completing their work in class or as a targeted intervention to aid their social and emotional development.
Social Benefit: A visit with an animal provides a positive mutual topic for discussion, promotes greater self – esteem and well – being and focused interactions with others.
Physical Benefits: Interaction with animals reduces blood pressure, provides tactile stimulation, assists with pain management, gives motivation to move, walk and stimulates the senses.
Cognitive Benefits: Companionship with any animal stimulates memory, problem solving and game playing.