Effectiveness of the dog therapy for patients with dementia - a systematic review
Contributor(s):: Klimova, B., Toman, J., Kuca, K.
BACKGROUND: Dementia represents a mental and economic burden for both patients and their caregivers. Therefore, the aim of this study is to explore the effectiveness of animal assisted therapy (AAT) with special focus on canis therapy among people with dementia, specifically Alzheimer's disease....
Trained assistance dogs for people with dementia: a systematic review
Contributor(s):: Marks, G., McVilly, K.
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...
Stepping out of the shadows of Alzheimer's disease: a phenomenological hermeneutic study of older people with Alzheimer's disease caring for a therapy dog
Contributor(s):: Swall, A., Ebbeskog, B., Lundh Hagelin, C., Fagerberg, I.
La Teràpia Assistida amb Animals com a tractament de la simptomatologia associada a la demència: disseny d'un estudi experimental
Contributor(s):: Joana Gassó i Jordán
El nombre de persones afectades de demència no para d’incrementar-se. Els afectats, a més dels símptomes cognitius i el deteriorament funcional, sovint pateixen simptomatologia psicològica i conductual associada. Conforme va avançant la malaltia aquesta...
Heartland Mini Hoofs
Heartland Mini Hoofs is a special type of animal assisted program that serves the needs of many Central Illinois residents. We love to meet new friends at Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities, Alzheimer's Units, Schools and other wonderful places. Our handlers bring two or...
Contributor(s):: Deedee O’Brien
Employing horses in a working farm environment, Challenge Unlimited at Ironstone Farm provides beneficial therapy for people with a wide range of physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities. It uses the horse’s unique ability to enhance a person’s movements and touch a...
Evaluation of the efficacy of animal‐assisted therapy based on the reality orientation therapy protocol in Alzheimer's disease patients: A pilot study
Contributor(s):: Menna, Lucia Francesca, Santaniello, Antonio, Gerardi, Federica, Di Maggio, Annamaria, Milan, Graziella
A systematic mapping review of animal-assisted therapies for adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias : implications for occupational therapy
Contributor(s):: Michelle Rose
The objective of this thesis was to map the current state of knowledge of animal-assisted therapies (AAT) for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) and to derive implications for occupational therapy in addressing dementia-specific quality of life (QoL). This study...
"Being in the present": the meaning of the interaction between persons with Alzheimer's disease and a therapy dog
Contributor(s):: Swall, Anna
Hästar som terapi inom humanvården : hälsoeffekter och risker
Contributor(s):: Andersson, Daniela
Médiation animale et troubles psycho-comportementaux de la démence : évaluation en unité de vie protégée
Contributor(s):: Colney, Laëtitia
Contributor(s):: Eileen Bona
This brief article discusses some of the findings of the impact of integrating fish into the therapeutic medium for different populations of people. It mentions research findings of the impacts of aquariums for alzheimer patients, dolphin assisted therapy for people with a variety of...
The New Breed of Service Dog: Canine Caregivers for Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients
There are approximately 5.3 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, and millions more with some other form of dementia. New advancements are being made every year in the medical field to treat these conditions medically, but there are also studies behind a new form of...
Dogs and puppies : heartwarming stories of man's best friend : an interactive book for memory-impaired adults
Contributor(s):: Schneider, Matthew, Drapac, Deborah
Canines Can Be Trained for Caregiver Assistance
Positive Effect of Pets on Memory-Impaired Residents at Silverado Communities
Positive effect of pets on memory-impaired residents at Silverado communities
Contributor(s):: Stephen F. Winner
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to share the positive effects pets have on individuals diagnosed with various memory-impairing diseases. Design/methodology/approach – Observations were gathered over a period of approximately 18 years, from 1996 to 2014. These...
Direct Interventions for Improving the Performance of Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease
Contributor(s):: Mahendra, Nidhi