Jump to content

Recommended Posts

What are the questions you would ask someone with dementia to figure out if their animal is a service animal or not. Federal law states can ask two questions is it a service animal and what is it trained to do.......  If patient show signs of clear distress without animal but once animal is present they calm down, Possible indication this is a service animal ?  



thoughts ?

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 2 months later...

That would fall more under the definition of emotional support animal. You would have to consult your agency's SOP regarding what to do with those. The agency I just left generally won't take them because the hospitals won't. We could only take service animals as defined by the ADA.

BTW...a dementia patient should have a caretaker or family member who can answer those questions for you. Just be sure to stick to the same ADA allowable questions you would ask the patient.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...