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  1. Photo-Elicited Conversations about Therapy Dogs as a Tool for Engagement and Communication in Dementia Care: A Case Study

    Contributor(s):: Nordgren, L., Asp, M.

  2. Effects of Dog-Assisted Therapy on Social Behaviors and Emotional Expressions: A Single-Case Experimental Design in 3 People With Dementia

    Contributor(s):: Perez-Saez, E., Perez-Redondo, E., Gonzalez-Ingelmo, E.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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

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

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

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

  7. 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

  8. The Effectiveness of Using Therapeutic Dog Program on the Elderly with Dementia in Nursing Homes of Taiwan

    Contributor(s):: Ming-Lee Yeh

    Purpose: This research was to develop and to evaluate a canine animal assisted therapy program in Taiwan.Methods: Based on the concept of animal assisted therapy (AAT), this program included two stages. Based on a quasi-experimental research design, 58 elder residents with dementia in nursing...

  9. Mögliche Effekte der tiergestützten Therapie bei Menschen mit Demenz : Umsetzung dieses Ansatzes in der Ergotherapie

    Contributor(s):: Sarah Hauser, Erika Kuster

    Ziel: In dieser Bachelorarbeit geht es darum, mögliche Effekte von tiergestützter Therapie auf älteren Menschen mit Demenz aufzuzeigen und mögliche Ansätze für die Ergotherapie anhand des Lifestyle Performance Models darzustellen.Hintergrund: Durch den...

  10. 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...

  11. Maneig dels símptomes psicològics i conductuals de la demència en persones institucionalitzades: disseny d'una intervenció de teràpia assistida amb gossos

    Contributor(s):: Danae Montañés Bernad

    L’envelliment de la població comportarà un gran augment en la prevalença de demències, i més en pacients institucionalitzats. Les repercussions de la malaltia, que no només afecten la persona, sinó també l’entorn sociofamiliar,...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. Animal-assisted intervention as health promotion for elderly persons with dementia

    Contributor(s):: Christine Olsen

    Dementia is an increasing health concern for old people, their families, and their social and health care providers. A range of health care services is needed for persons with dementia, ranging from home-based services, respite care (e.g. attending a day-care centre), to residential care at a...

  15. ‘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

  16. 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

  17. Richard Csiernik

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  18. Evaluation of animal welfare in dogs working with animal assisted interventions for elderly people with dementia

    Contributor(s):: Borghild Njaerheim Barstad

    Animal assisted interventions (AAI) have a beneficial effect on human health, but little research is done on the impact this kind of work has on the animals involved. The aim of this study is to evaluate the welfare of dogs working with AAI for elderly people with dementia during a period of 12...

  19. 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...

  20. ‘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