Animals are super carers for people with dementia
Research has shown that animals can substantially reduce anxiety and stress in dementia patients. If you live in Scotland, there is an amazing organisation, dementiadog.org, who trains dogs to be companions for people living with dementia. They urgently need donations, so do support them, or contact them if you’re interested in having a specially trained dog. If it’s not possible to keep the real thing, cuddly toys, animal robots or simply watching them on screen have a similar effect….