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Pacific Animal Therapy Society

Mission Statement

MISSION STATEMENT
OUR MISSION IS TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF CARE GIVEN TO OUR CLIENTS, BY
OUR VISITS WITH OUR PETS.

PHILOSOPHY
OUR SOCIETY BELIEVES THAT:
1. OUR VISITS WILL BRING PLEASURE.
2. OUR VISITS WILL GIVE A CHANCE FOR REMINISCING.
3. IT IS RELAXING TO VISIT AND THERAPY BY STROKING AND HANDLING THE
PET.
4. A MEANINGFUL AND STRONG BOND OF FRIENDSHIP WILL DEVELOP BETWEEN THE
VOLUNTEER, CLIENT AND PET.
5. VISITS STIMULATE THE CLIENT TO ENTER INTO MORE SOCIAL, INTERACTIONS.
6. VISITS WILL MAKE THE CLIENT FEEL WELL AND HELP TO STIMULATE THEM TO
GET BACK HOME. (where applicable)
7. OUR THERAPY WILL BE COORDINATED AND CONSISTENT.
B. OUR VOLUNTEERS WILL RECEIVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE WORKSHOPS GIVEN
BY VARIOUS HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
9. A P.A.T.S. MEMBER IS ALWAYS AVAILABLE FOR THE VOLUNTEER TO TALK WITH
AND ANSWER ANY QUERIES REGARDING THE PROGRAM. ALSO, EMOTIONAL
SUPPORT WILL BE AVAILABLE SHOULD IT BE NEEDED DUE TO LOSS OF A
CLIENT OR PET.

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