Features: Animal Facilitated Therapy
Pet Care Consultation
An Animal Care Specialist is available to provide Pet Care Consultations for a patient and family to discuss ways to make caring for the patient's pet easier when they go home. At Northeast Rehab, we recognize the importance of the human-animal bond, especially in a person who may be dealing with a stressful health situation
- Discussing and problem-solving any pet concerns prior to discharge
- Accompanying the therapists and patient on a home visit, as needed
- Providing resources for dog training, dog trainers, places to purchase food and supplies, groomers, and other businesses with good accessibility for seniors or persons with disabilities
- Assistance with placing the pet in a new home before discharge from Northeast Rehab
For more information on the Northeast Rehab AFT Program and volunteer opportunities, please contact us at 603-893-2900.