Animal magic using the health and social care standards for looked after children

Mary Morris

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Abstract

The article advocates taking a positive, proactive approach to having animals and pets in the lives of looked after children. Links are made with the new Health and Social Care Standards. The life enhancing difference that animals can make for some looked after children in promoting their self-esteem and resilience are explored.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages7
JournalScottish Journal of Residential Child Care
Volume17
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2018

Keywords

  • animals
  • feeling safe and happy
  • health and social care standards
  • life enhancing

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