Accession Number:

ADA222034

Title:

An Administrator's Guide for Animal Facilitated Therapy Programs in Federal Health Care Facilities

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

187.0

Abstract:

Animal facilitated therapy has positively impacted upon a wide variety of both in-patient and outpatient medical treatment programs. This study outlines a variety of issues and answers surrounding the inclusion of animals into health care organizations and their respective treatment programs. It also details a pilot program and proposed guidelines for Texas. Keywords Therapy Animal therapy Animal mediation Pet policy Texas pets and the Elderly.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE