Finding shelter for the homeless and their animal companions
Pamela Willson, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, VHF, School of Nursing, Texas State University, School of Nursing, Round Rock, Texas, USA; Susan K. Lee, PhD, RN, CNE, Nursing Consultant, Austin, Texas, USA
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Companion animals play a significant role in effecting change or providing stability to the homeless as there are psychological, physiological, and social benefits associated with having animal companions. The purpose of this study was to explore facilitating space for animal companions with homeless shelter administrators.
29th International Nursing Research Congress: Innovative Global Nursing Practice and Education Through Research and Evidence-based Practice, July 19-23, 2018. Melbourne, Australia.
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