Abbey, a Maltese dog, visits with Joanne Boyce, a patient on the Grey Nuns palliative unit for pet therapy.
Abbey, a Maltese dog, visits with Joanne Boyce, a patient on the Grey Nuns palliative unit.

Four-legged care team

Pet therapy has proven health benefits and can help patients and residents cope with a variety of physical and mental health challenges.

dental surgery for vulnerable patients general x ray

Taking the pain out of dental work

Dental patients with complex needs are able to receive care and treatment thanks to a partnership program between the University of Alberta Hospital Dentistry Program and the Grey Nuns Community Hospital.