Dog handlers' experiences of therapy dogs' impact on life near death for persons with dementia
Contributor(s):: Swall, A., Craftman, A., Grundberg, A., Wiklund, E., Valiaho, N., Hagelin, C. L.
Pediatric palliative care nursing
| Contributor(s):: Akard, T. F., Hendricks-Ferguson, V. L., Gilmer, M. J.
Forming an end of life hospice/Pawspice service
| Contributor(s):: Villalobos, A. E.
Practitioners who support the human-animal bond can organize a team to provide end of life hospice/'Pawspice' care services in their hospitals. Selected staff can acquire communication skills needed to deal with end of life care issues. Pawspice carers often express worry, disappointment, fear,...
2016 AAHA/IAAHPC End-of-Life Care Guidelines
| Contributor(s):: Bishop, G., Cooney, K., Cox, S., Downing, R., Mitchener, K., Shanan, A., Soares, N., Stevens, B., Wynn, T.
Companion animals and well-being in palliative care nursing: a literature review
| Contributor(s):: MacDonald, J. M., Barrett, D.
Oct 20 2016
International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative(IAAHPC) Care 2016 Conference
Hospice cares for patients' pets, too
Offering hospice care for pets
| Contributor(s):: Cooney, K.
It Takes a Team
| Contributor(s):: Anthony, Maureen
Animal-assisted therapy in hospice care
| Contributor(s):: Van Pelt, Jennifer MA
Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Hospice: The National Home and Hospice Care Survey: United States, 2007
| Contributor(s):: Anita Bercovitz, Manisha Sengupta, Adrienne Jones, Lauren D. Harris-Kojetin
Objective—This report presents national estimates on the provision and use of complementary and alternative therapies (CAT) in hospice. Comparisons of organizational characteristics of hospice care providers are presented by whether the provider offered CAT. Comparisons of...
ElderPet is a service organization staffed by community volunteers, and is based at the Thompson School at UNH. The main goal of ElderPet is to facilitate the important human/pet relationships of the senior citizens, people with disabilities, hospice families, and clients of health care and other...
Therapy Horses of Gentle Carousel
Our teams of tiny therapy horses visit over 25,000 adults and children each year inside hospitals, hospice programs, assisted living programs and with families who have experienced traumatic events. From the children and first responders of Sandy Hook Elementary School / Newtown, CT to the...
Canines for Christ
Canines for Christ is a Christian-based, animal-assisted therapy ministry that uses ordinary people and their beloved dogs to share God's message of love, hope, kindness, and compassion to the community.
Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club
The Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club is a volunteer organization providing a wide variety of canine assisted therapy programs and services in the communities of Kendall, Kane and DuPage counties in Illinois since 2002. Over 70 members strong, our dedicated and motivated volunteers provide a unique...
Heeling Partners of the Roaring Fork Valley
Heeling Partners of the Roaring Fork Valley is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501c(3)organization based in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. The mission is to assistdog/handler teams in making therapeutic visits to facilities within thecommunity by providing:Information on where to obtain training,...
Tails of Joy
Tails of Joy members currently visit in a number of facilities and participate in a wide variety of programs with dogs, cats, and rabbits. Tails of Joy provides a network of dependable, caring volunteers committed to providing a therapeutic benefit through the use of animals to people who need...
All Dogs May Go to Heaven. These Days, Some Go to Hospice.
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“More and more, cats and dogs get the human treatment. There are pet spas, pet therapists, pet clothes. And as it goes in life, so it now goes in the twilight. The latest phenomenon: pet...
Canine Assisted Therapy (C.A.T) Dogs
Unconditional Love. That is the main attribute of all Canine Assisted Therapy (C.A.T.) Dogs. Canine Assisted Therapy, (C.A.T.), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in August of 2009 to address the need of companionship for those in nursing homes, hospice, assisted living, and...
International Association of Assistance Dog Partners (IAADP)
A non-profit, cross-disability organization representing people partnered with guide, hearing and service dogs.