Nurses at Southampton Hospital have been part of a study looking into the the effect ‘dog therapy’.
As you can imagine, the puppies and dogs helped really brighten up everyone’s day. The dogs also helped young patients concentrate on something other than their stay in the hospital.
Nurses at Southampton Hospital are supporting the roll-out out of dog therapy, as it has proven to be so beneficial to patients and staff alike. The study found a 100% recommendation from staff and parents for other similar animal assisted intervention (AAI) to be implemented across the UK..
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* Information sourced from nursingtimes.net as of 04/10/2019
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