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Delta Therapy Dog team

  • Location: Devonport TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care
  • Time Required

    weekday and some facilities allow weekend visits and 1-1.5 hours per visit per week

  • Suitable for
    • Families with Children
  • Type of work
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Working with Animals
  • Training


  • Requirements
    • Driver's Licence (C)
    • National Police Certificate *

    Police Check is essential for visiting aged care facilities and is organised by Delta Society.
    Dogs have to pass a temperament test for suitability to visit aged care facilities and our volunteer also has training.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Our volunteer and their Delta Accredited Dog visit nursing homes weekly, fortnightly or on a roster basis with visits taking up to 1-1.5 hours. They visit residents at a nursing home, who can pat the dog, share in conversation and experience a boost to their wellbeing.