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Plants, animals, and children in long-term care: How common are they? Do they affect clinical outcomes?
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15 Jan 2013 | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Phillip D. Sloane, Sheryl Zimmerman, Ann L. Gruber-Baldini, Beth E. Barba
In spite of considerable interest and anecdote, the degree to which plants, animals, and children are present in long-term care, and the impact of these interventions on resident outcomes, has …
Effect of the human-animal bond on nursing home and assisted living facility residents
29 Aug 2012 | Theses | Contributor(s): Erin Betts Foster
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VIDEO: Austin's Therapy Pet Pals
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Your News Now recently produced a [http://austin.ynn.com/content/living/pets_animals/286101/life-in-action--volunteer-dogs-provide-pet-therapy video segment] covering Austin-based …
A Lovebird as a Therapy Animal
16 Jul 2012 | Posted by Ross E Blythe
[[Image(Marley.jpg, border=3px, align=left)]] Joanie Shugar has an unusual therapy animal with her when she visits assisted living facilities. He is a bright, vocal, and colorful companion who …
The benefits of companion animals for senior living facilities
A new [http://www.vetstreet.com/our-pet-experts/why-more-senior-living-facilities-should-accept-pets Vetstreet article] examines some of the benefits companion animals can bring to senior living …
[Assistance dogs: to promote integration] [French]
Citation | Journal Article
Savard, Lyse, (2010), "[Assistance dogs: to promote integration] [French]", Perspective Infirmiere, 7, 5. pg: 12-12
The effects of small dogs on vital signs in elderly women: a pilot study
Luptak, J. E., Nuzzo, N. A., (2004), "The effects of small dogs on vital signs in elderly women: a pilot study", Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal, 15, 1. pg: 9-12
Field testing, refinement, and psychometric evaluation of a new measure of quality of care for assisted living
Rantz, Marilyn J., Aud, Myra A., Zwygart-Stauffacher, Mary, Mehr, David R., Petroski, Gregory F., Owen, Steven V., Madsen, Richard W., Flesner, Marcia, Conn, Vicki, Maas, Meridean, (2008), "Field testing, refinement, and psychometric evaluation of a new measure of quality of care for assisted living", Journal of Nursing Measurement, 16, 1. pg: 16-30 10.1891/1061-37126.96.36.199
Attachment styles impact on pet visitation effectiveness
Colby, Patrcia M., Sherman, Angela, (2002), "Attachment styles impact on pet visitation effectiveness", Anthrozoos, 15, 2. pg: 150-165 http://dx.doi.org/10.2752/089279302786992676
ALF residents embrace ZooMobile: attraction visits Portland, Ore., facilities
Waye, A., (2004), "ALF residents embrace ZooMobile: attraction visits Portland, Ore., facilities", Provider, 30, 2. pg: 11-11
TigerPlace, A State-Academic-Private Project to Revolutionize Traditional Long-Term Care
Rantz, Marilyn J., Porter, Rosemary T., Cheshier, Debra, Otto, Donna, Servey Iii, Charles H., Johnson, Rebecca A., Aud, Myra, Skubic, Marjorie, Tyrer, Harry, Zhihai, He, Demiris, George, Alexander, Gregory L., Taylor, Gene, (2008), "TigerPlace, A State-Academic-Private Project to Revolutionize Traditional Long-Term Care", Journal of Housing for the Elderly, 22, 1/2. pg: 66-85
Effect of preference on distance walked by assisted living residents
Herbert, J. D. Herb, Greene, David, (2001), "Effect of preference on distance walked by assisted living residents", Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 19, 4. pg: 1-15
Influence of the Eden Alternative on the functional status of nursing home residents
Hinman, Martha R., Heyl, Deborah M., (2002), "Influence of the Eden Alternative on the functional status of nursing home residents", Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 20, 2. pg: 1-20 10.1300/J148v20n02_01