Healing Paws Inc. assists facilities in starting and maintaining therapy animal programs, customized
to meet their needs. We also consult with established facility programs to maintain program integrity.
Please contact Christi at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Assist facilities in developing a Therapy Animal Program:
Conduct comprehensive survey of facility needs
Develop customized facility standards
Develop facility policy on visiting family pets, where appropriate
Develop patient or resident group sessions
Provide case consults with the staff and/or therapy animal handler
Serve as liaison between facility staff and therapy animal handlers
Share facility needs for volunteer therapy teams with the therapy animal community (FREE)
Conduct education sessions for facility staff (Includes information on the integration of therapy animal teams in the health-care milieu, staff expectations from the therapy animal teams, role playing, and staff questions being answered)
Address issues or concerns in the existing therapy animal program
Conduct training workshops for potential handler-animal therapy teams (minimum of 5 handlers required)
Brainstorm and assist with fundraising for AAA/T program