Category Archives: Palliative Care & Animals

Pet therapy in palliative care at Calvary Health Care Sydney

Another post in our series on ‘Palliative Care and Animals’ … Calvary Health Care Kogarah is a public hospital in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, providing specialist palliative care and rehabilitation services. Pet therapy has been part of the hospital’s landscape … Continue reading

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What animals bring to palliative care patients in Toulouse

Cliquez ici pour la version en français. Continuing our new series, ‘Palliative Care and Animals’ … For several months now, the palliative care unit at l’Hôpital Joseph-Ducuing in Toulouse, France, has been welcoming therapy animals from the organisation, AnimalCalîn. Dr … Continue reading

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Rían: The therapy dog who’s a leading member of the team at Our Lady’s Hospice

Contributing to our new series, ‘Palliative Care and Animals’, Noreen Holland, Assistant Director of Nursing at Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services in Dublin, Ireland, introduces us to therapy dog, Rían.   Pets provide companionship, love and devoted loyalty to … Continue reading

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Never say die? Vet and palliative care doctor join forces to encourage talking about dying well  

NEW SERIES LAUNCHING TODAY: PALLIATIVE CARE AND ANIMALS Doctors and vets are starting to talk together more through the WHO’s One Health initiative. But how many are comparing professional notes about supporting patients and caregivers facing the end of life? … Continue reading

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