Social robots in advanced dementia
Contributor(s):: Valenti Soler, M., Aguera-Ortiz, L., Olazaran Rodriguez, J., Mendoza Rebolledo, C., Perez Munoz, A., Rodriguez Perez, I., Osa Ruiz, E., Barrios Sanchez, A., Herrero Cano, V., Carrasco Chillon, L., Felipe Ruiz, S., Lopez Alvarez, J., Leon Salas, B., Canas Plaza, J. M., Martin Rico, F., Abella Dago, G., Martinez Martin, P.
Aims: Pilot studies applying a humanoid robot (NAO), a pet robot (PARO) and a real animal (DOG) in therapy sessions of patients with dementia in a nursing home and a day care center.Methods:In the nursing home, patients were assigned by living units, based on dementia severity, to one of...
Short-term variability and predictors of urinary pentachlorophenol levels in ohio preschool children
Contributor(s):: Morgan, M., Jones, P., Sobus, J.
The boarding kennel and dog day-care centre: dog holidays
Contributor(s):: Carr, N.
This chapter explores the history, scale and nature of boarding kennels and dog day-care centres. Associated with these businesses, the chapter also discusses the professional pet-sitting industry. This analysis is set within the recognition of the changing nature of human-dog relations and the...
Terapeuters opplevelse av hestebasert behandling for pasienter med spiseforstyrrelser. = Therapists’ experience of horse-based treatment of patients with eating disorders
Contributor(s):: Træen, Bente, Moan, Kari-Anne, Rosenvinge, Jan H.
Therapy Tails Ontario
Therapy Tails Ontario was founded to improve the lives of physically, cognitively, emotionally, and socially disadvantaged individuals through regular visitations and therapeutic relief programs. Working closely with caseworkers, coordinators, teachers, caregivers, and parents our teams integrate...
Summit Therapy Animals
Summit Therapy Animals is an organization whose volunteers enrich the lives of others through the powerful human-animal bond. We promote and provide animal assisted therapy and animal assisted activities in a variety of settings throughout the Colorado Summit. We utilize the therapeutic nature of...
Touching Moments volunteers take their special pets to facilities for the purpose of being petted and socializing with the recipients creating a therapeutic atmosphere.
Therapy Dogs of Vermont
Therapy Dogs of Vermont (TDV) is a non-profit organization of highly-trained dogs and their volunteer handlers. Our handler/canine teams work on the emotional health of hospital patients, students in educational settings, residents of nursing/retirement homes, and correctional facilities. Our...
Love On A Leash: Pleasant Valley-Camarillo, CA
The Pleasant Valley (Camarillo, CA) Chapter of Love On A Leash is comprised of teams of handlers and their pets who volunteer their time and love to provide therapy to members of the community
Risk factors and correlates of hurting animals by children
| Contributor(s):: Kathleen Ann Rooney
This dissertation is a secondary analysis of a preexisting dataset, the Longitudinal Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect (LONGSCAN), Assessments 0-4 produced by the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN) located in the Family Development Center at Cornell University (2001). This...
Mitigating the effects of depression in elderly males through environmental manipulation: A field experiment
| Contributor(s):: Holcomb, Ralph John
Day care and Alzheimer's disease: a weekend program in New York City
| Contributor(s):: Rabinowitz, Ellen
Dog-assisted therapy for older people with dementia: A review
| Contributor(s):: Perkins, Jacqueline, Bartlett, Helen, Travers, Catherine, Rand, Jacquie
Animal-assisted activity and emotional status of patients with Alzheimer's disease in day care
| Contributor(s):: Mossello, Enrico, Ridolfi, Alessandro, Mello, Anna Maria, Lorenzini, Giulia, Mugnai, Francesco, Piccini, Carolina, Barone, Domenico, Peruzzi, Anna, Masotti, Ciulio, Marchionni, Niccolò
A day care program and evaluation of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) for the elderly with senile dementia
| Contributor(s):: Kanamori, M., Suzuki, M., Yamamoto, K., Kanda, M., Matsui, Y., Kojima, E., Fukawa, H., Sugita, T., Oshiro, H.
A survey of public opinion on the actual condition and the requirement for animal assisted relaxation activity: the significance of future Animal Assisted Activity (AAA) and Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT)
| Contributor(s):: Narita, T., Kiyama, M., Kawakami, T., Choi, HyoungRak, Hayasaki, M.
Questionnaires were sent out to 84 veterinary clinics and 792 public homes and services for the aged and/or the handicapped and day care centres for the elderly in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan [date not given], to determine the public opinion on animal-assisted activity and therapy. The responses...