Creepy crawlies invade care home

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Creepy crawlies invaded a residential care home in Mitcham last week.

African snails, a tarantula, giant millipede, snakes, rats and cockroaches were all invited to the Cumberland Care Home in Mitcham on Wednesday, May 30, as part of a workshop held by creepy crawly experts, Zoolab.

Rachel Yeoman, active living co-ordinator at the home, said: "All of the residents thoroughly loved it and got great enjoyment from it.

"There were one of two that stood back and observed when it came to the snake and the spider, but a lot of them got involved with holding the animals."

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5:32pm Sun 10 Jun 12

geoffbrock says...

Goodness! These old people are made of stronger stuff than me. I'd have been out the door in a trice.
Goodness! These old people are made of stronger stuff than me. I'd have been out the door in a trice. geoffbrock
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4:31am Sun 17 Jun 12

Casper79 says...

" It's pretty cool , they need an attention more " but under that the elderly was enjoyed too much in that occassion "
" It's pretty cool , they need an attention more " but under that the elderly was enjoyed too much in that occassion " Casper79
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4:31am Sun 17 Jun 12

Casper79 says...

" It's pretty cool , they need an attention more " but under that the elderly was enjoyed too much in that occassion "
" It's pretty cool , they need an attention more " but under that the elderly was enjoyed too much in that occassion " Casper79
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