Animals in care settings: infection prevention and control guidelines

Publication Date: 23 October 2019

​​​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. 

This guidance provides actions required for any health or social care settings when considering bringing animals into the care setting.

Resource information

Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance


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