Animals in Care Settings Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines
Published on 23 October 2019
From: Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection Scotland
Provides actions to be followed when considering bringing animals into health and social care settings
The use of animals in care settings is widely accepted as a useful way to assist those receiving care with communication, relaxation and improvement in overall wellbeing. The guidance set out within this document, provides actions required for any health or social care settings when considering bringing animals into the care setting.