Nine lives and reflections
Contributor(s):: Erasmo de Oliveira, Erasmo DeOLIVEIRA
The secret of having nine lives as a cat and some reflections about animals' angelicity (some ideas made by an Elder mad researcher. Or not...)
Cultivating the Acceptance of Assistance Dogs in Aged Care through Deliberative Democracy
| Contributor(s):: Salmon, A. J., Pachana, N. A.
Assistance dogs provide significant benefits to older adult owners. However, despite protective legislation, aged care facilities continue to not allow owners to retain their dogs on relocation. The purpose of the current study was to explore whether older adults should be allowed to retain...
Animal-Assisted with Nursing Home Residents
| Contributor(s):: kierstyn stevens
This study was conducted to evaluate the use of animal-assisted therapy in nursing home residents, particularly a Nursing and Rehabilitation center in Paducah, KY. Residents of long term care facilities, like a nursing home, face many challenges due to physical and mental changes. Factors...
João e César
| Contributor(s):: Erasmo de Oliveira
Quero apresentar um estudo de caso que vai encher seus olhos de lágrimas e mostrar aos meios científicos que realmente os animais são anjos e que eles têm uma história de vida, uma missão a cumprir junto com o humano que eles vieram encontrar na Terra.
This is where my work completely diverges from what is called Stone Age activism or animal cause. Read and understand:
Juan y César
Quiero presentar un caso de estudio que les hará llorar y les mostrará a los círculos científicos que los animales realmente son ángeles y que tienen una historia de vida, una misión que cumplir junto con el ser humano que vinieron a buscar a la Tierra.
Jean et César
Je veux présenter une étude de cas qui vous fera monter les larmes aux yeux et montrer aux milieux scientifiques que les animaux sont vraiment des anges et qu'ils ont une histoire de vie, une mission à remplir avec l'humain qu'ils sont venus chercher sur Terre.
John and Caesar
| Contributor(s):: Erasmo de Oliveira, Erasmo Francisco de Oliveira
I want to present a case study that will bring tears to your eyes and show scientific circles that animals really are angels and that they have a life story, a mission to fulfill along with the human they came to Earth to find.
Lares sem animais
É neste ponto que meu trabalho diverge completamente do que se chama de ativismo ou de causa animal da Idade da Pedra. Leia e entenda:
Maisons sans animaux
C'est là que mon travail s'écarte complètement de ce qu'on appelle l'activisme de l'âge de pierre ou la cause animale. Lire et comprendre:
Therapy Dogs or Robots for Nursing Home Residents?
| Contributor(s):: Harold Herzog
A new study compares the impact of robots and therapy dogs in nursing homes.
Space Coast Therapy Dogs
Since 1992, the mission of Space Coast Therapy Dogs has been to lift spirits, remove anxiety, provide companionship, and eliminate loneliness and despair with incredible volunteers and their companion dogs. We are a local organization based in Brevard County Florida comprised of certified...
Benefits and challenges of animal-assisted therapy in older adults: a literature review
| Contributor(s):: Veilleux, A.
Nutritional Intake Monitoring for Nursing Home Residents: A Comparison of Staff Documentation, Direct Observation, and Photography Methods
| Contributor(s):: Sandra F. Simmons, David Reuben
Animal Assisted Therapy: An Effective Solution for Symptoms of Dementia in Institutionalized Elderly Patients
| Contributor(s):: Peter Ashley, Jennifer Eriksson, Ashley Jeon
Background: Dementia is a term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with a severe decline in core mental abilities that are not part of the normal ageing process. Memory, communication and language, attention, reasoning and judgement, and visual perception may be significantly...
Dog visits in nursing homes - increase complexity or keep it simple? A randomised controlled study
| Contributor(s):: Thodberg, K., Videbech, P. B., Hansen, T. G. B., Pedersen, A. B., Christensen, J. W.
OBJECTIVE: To compare the immediate response of nursing home residents to dog visits with or without an activity, and the impact of cognitive ability. METHODS: In a randomly controlled trial, 174 nursing home residents were allocated to 12 bi-weekly 10-minute visits: either ordinary dog visits...
The experience of animal therapy in residential aged care in New Zealand: a narrative analysis
| Contributor(s):: Wong, Gemma, Breheny, Mary
The guidelines and policies that influence the conduct of Animal-Assisted Activities in Residential Aged-Care Facilities: A systematic integrative review
| Contributor(s):: Newton, W., Signal, T., Judd, J.
Animal-assisted therapy : a volunteer's perspective
| Contributor(s):: Moorhead, Jesse Rose
Animal Assisted Therapy is a non-traditional therapy method that has gained recognition in recent years. The literature on the subject is largely provided by professional counselors and licensed social workers. This study investigated the perspectives of the volunteer animal handlers who...