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  1. Effectiveness of a Dog-Assisted Therapy Program to Enhance Quality of Life in Institutionalized Dementia Patients

    Contributor(s):: Briones, M. A., Pardo-Garcia, I., Escribano-Sotos, F.

  2. Exposing the mechanisms underlying successful animal-assisted interventions for people with dementia: A realistic evaluation of the Dementia Dog Project

    Contributor(s):: Ritchie, L., Quinn, S., Tolson, D., Jenkins, N., Sharp, B.

    2019Dementia (London)14713012198645051471-301210.1177/1471301219864505engSchool of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of Scotland, South Lanarkshire, UK.School of Media, Culture and Society, University of the West of Scotland, South Lanarkshire, UK.Alzheimer...

  3. Engagement in elderly persons with dementia attending animal-assisted group activity

    Contributor(s):: Olsen, C., Pedersen, I., Bergland, A., Enders-Slegers, M. J., Ihlebaek, C.

  4. Promoting mealtime function in people with dementia: A systematic review of studies undertaken in residential aged care

    Contributor(s):: Fetherstonhaugh, D., Haesler, E., Bauer, M.

  5. Seeing a Brain Through an Other: The Informant’s Share in the Diagnosis of Dementia

    Contributor(s):: Tessier, Laurence Anne

  6. Animal-Assisted Intervention and Dementia: A Systematic Review

    Contributor(s):: Yakimicki, M. L., Edwards, N. E., Richards, E., Beck, A. M.

  7. Effects of dog-assisted intervention on quality of life in nursing home residents with dementia

    Contributor(s):: Karefjard, A., Nordgren, L.

  8. How nature can be used to create a therapeutic outdoor environment

    Contributor(s):: Carol Davis

  9. More research needed on animal-assisted interventions in dementia

    Contributor(s):: Rapp, M. A.

    2017Evid Based Nurs202601367-653910.1136/eb-2016-102602engDepartment of Social and Preventive Medicine, Sport and Health Sciences, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany.text

  10. Behavioral responses of nursing home residents to visits from a person with a dog, a robot seal or a toy cat

    Contributor(s):: Thodberg, K., Sorensen, L. U., Videbech, P. B., Poulsen, P. H., Houbak, B., Damgaard, V., Keseler, I., Edwards, D., Christensen, J. W.

    Previous studies suggest that contact with dogs can positively affect the wellbeing of elderly people in nursing homes, but there is a lack of research investigating the causal pathways of these effects. One such pathway may relate to the behavioral responses of the elderly when interacting with...

  11. Effect of an interactive therapeutic robotic animal on engagement, mood states, agitation and psychotropic drug use in people with dementia: a cluster-randomised controlled trial protocol

    Contributor(s):: Wendy Moyle, Elizabeth Beattie, Brian Draper, David Shum, Lukman Thalib, Cindy Jones, Siobhan O'Dwyer, Cindy Mervin

    Introduction Apathy, agitated behaviours, loneliness and depression are common consequences of dementia. This trial aims to evaluate the effect of a robotic animal on behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in people with dementia living in long-term aged care.Methods and...

  12. Exploring the Role of Farm Animals in Providing Care at Care Farms

    Contributor(s):: Jan Hassink, Simone R De Bruin, Bente Berget, Marjolein Elings

    We explore the role of farm animals in providing care to different types of participants at care farms (e.g., youngsters with behavioural problems, people with severe mental problems and people with dementia). Care farms provide alternative and promising settings where people can interact with...

  13. Behavioral responses of nursing home residents to visits from a person with a dog, a robot seal or a toy cat

    Contributor(s):: Thodberg, K., Sorensen, L. U., Videbech, P. B., Poulsen, P. H., Houbak, B., Damgaard, V., Keseler, I., Edwards, D., Christensen, J. W.

    Previous studies suggest that contact with dogs can positively affect the wellbeing of elderly people in nursing homes, but there is a lack of research investigating the causal pathways of these effects. One such pathway may relate to the behavioral responses of the elderly when interacting with...

  14. ‘Bringing respite in the burden of illness’—Dog handlers’ experience of visiting older persons with dementia together with a therapy dog

    Contributor(s):: Swall, Anna, Ebbeskog, Britt, Hagelin, Carina Lundh, Fagerberg, Ingegerd

  15. Effect of animal‐assisted interventions on depression, agitation and quality of life in nursing home residents suffering from cognitive impairment or dementia: A cluster randomized controlled trial

    Contributor(s):: Olsen, Christine, Pedersen, Ingeborg, Bergland, Astrid, Enders‐Slegers, Marie‐José, Patil, Grete, Ihlebæk, Camilla

  16. Behavioral responses of nursing home residents to visits from a person with a dog, a robot seal or a toy cat

    Contributor(s):: Thodberg, K., Sorensen, L. U., Videbech, P. B., Poulsen, P. H., Houbak, B., Damgaard, V., Keseler, I., Edwards, D., Christensen, J. W.

    Previous studies suggest that contact with dogs can positively affect the wellbeing of elderly people in nursing homes, but there is a lack of research investigating the causal pathways of these effects. One such pathway may relate to the behavioral responses of the elderly when interacting with...

  17. ‘Bringing respite in the burden of illness’—Dog handlers’ experience of visiting older persons with dementia together with a therapy dog

    Contributor(s):: Swall, Anna, Ebbeskog, Britt, Hagelin, Carina Lundh, Fagerberg, Ingegerd

  18. Non-pharmacological approaches to alleviate distress in dementia care

    Contributor(s):: Mitchell, Gary, Agnelli, Joanne

  19. Animal-assisted therapy for people living with dementia

    Contributor(s):: Mendes, Aysha

  20. Effects of animal-assisted therapy for responding to passive behavior in persons with dementia.

    Contributor(s):: Soprano, CA, Kolanowski, AM, Chinchilli, VM, Colling, K, Lago, D, Penrod, J