Thrive Launches Furry Palz Program Using Robotic Pet Companions to Help Decrease Agitation, Isolation Behaviors in Dementia Patients

ORLANDO, Fla. - (December 11, 2019) – Integrating the latest medical evidence into practice, Thrive Behavioral Sciences, a leading provider of behavioral health services to skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, has launched its Furry Palz Program at select Avante Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers across Central Florida. Furry Palz provides patients with dementia who are also battling the devastating symptoms of cognitive decline with an adorable robot puppy or kitten that simulates breathing pets and can rest on the patient’s lap. “The Furry Palz Program represents the kind of treatment innovations that Avante seeks out to ensure we are providing our residents with exceptional, scientifically-based care,” said Kimberly Biegasiewicz, Vice President of Clinical [...]

December 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|
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