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Reptile & Minibeast Encounters in Care Homes & Respite Care: Raising Spirits & Building Confidence

Socialising, Overcoming Fears & Providing Company

[Reptiles & Minibeasts in Care & Respite Settings - Meet The Beasts] Meet The Beasts Provides Hands-On Stimulating, Fun Encounters with Reptiles & Minibeasts to Residents in Care & Respite Settings, Helping Them to Face & Conquer Fears, Grow in Confidence & Have Fun.

Evidence suggests that interaction with animals improves quality of life & mental aptitude, particularly in the elderly.

Mental health research also suggests that snake handling helps to increase communication & engagement in those struggling with depression.

Many have only seen reptiles & minibeasts in books, on TV or behind glass in a zoo. Their unfamiliarity, tactile interaction & placid nature gives extra mental & physical stimulation. The results are increased confidence, self-esteem, motivation, interaction, self-confidence & personal awareness.

Read how Meet The Beasts has helped people face their fears, overcome them & grow in confidence - Case Histories

Watch some videos of our animals here

Have a look at some photographs of our animals: Past & Present here

See photographs of our animals working at events: here


Our snakes & lizards are guaranteed friendly for use with individuals & groups.

We see great success through our activities & sessions with elderly patients overcoming lifelong fears. Seeing their sense of pride & achievement is a reward like no other.

"The event was a huge success and enjoyed by all ... The hospital will be inviting Stuart back in the New Year."

Cygnet Hospital, Stevenage, Herts

We have full Public Liability Insurance, Risk Assessments & Animal Activity Licence (details here)

Contact Meet The Beasts about our activities in care centres, homes & respite care ...

Meet The Beasts:  Contact Information

More Information From:

Dr Stuart Wood
c/o Meet the Beasts
31 Burder Street
Loughborough
Leics
LE11 1JH

Telephone: + 44 1509 553362
Mobile: + 44 7814 628123
E-mail: stuart@meetthebeasts.com