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Article: Therapeutic dog visits help patients.


Certified therapy dog and patientDuring your stay, Therapeutic Arts and Holistic Services provides a range of personalized diversionary activities to help you relax, feel creative and find delight in unexpected places while hospitalized.

By giving you opportunities to engage in activities that are meaningful and enjoyable, Therapeutic Arts and Holistic Services can help you feel calm, connected, hopeful, and at ease.

Diversionary Activities to Help You

  • Opportunities for creative self-expression, crafts, reading, games, horticulture, reminiscence.
  • Reiki, the gentle Japanese energy therapy, for the relief of pain or anxiety.
  • “Pets Uplift People”, therapeutic dog visits on selected patient care units.
  • Live TV BINGO that you can play in your hospital room.
  • Live music at the bedside by therapeutic musicians and volunteers.
  • Art a la Cart, a selection of beautiful framed art prints to display in your room.
  • Aromatherapy, essential oils of peppermint, lavender and lemon in symptom relief to enhance wellness and comfort.

Our healing environment brings hope, pleasure, and positive focus to the healing process. Therapeutic Arts and Holistic Services are offered at no charge as a patient benefit. Patients or family members may request these services.