Facility Sign up Opportunities

Below you will find a full listing of Screened & Non Screened Facilities that are in need of Ambassador team visits. These are also available in NEON.


NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR VISITATION

1. LANDMARK RECOVERY CENTER – provides detox, residential, and an outpatient program. Census is between 20 and 32. Residents are 18 to 60 years old. Visits would be in common area, classroom, or outside courtyard.

2. MAGNOLIA SPRINGS LIVING CENTER is a senior living center offering assisted living and memory care.

3. NORTON BROWNSBORO HOSPITAL– The Volunteer director is asking for more visiting teams. Flexible days and times. Free flu shots and TB test. Orientation required.

4. EPISCOPAL CHURCH HOME– The Life Enrichment Coordinator is requesting WAGS to this senior living, rehab and long term care facility.

5.ESSEX NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER – is an assisted living, skilled nursing facility. Hours are flexible. Vaccination record of dog is required.

6. KOSAIR CHARITIES PEDIATRIC CONVALESCENT CENTER (WITHIN THE HOME OF THE INNOCENTS) IS A RESIDENTIAL FACILITY FOR MEDICALLY FRAGILE CHILDREN. WOULD LIKE VISITS IN THE EVENING.

7. Wesley Manor Retirement request pet therapy. Wesley Manor Retirement is an assisted living facility located on E Manslick Rd. in Louisville.

EXISTING OPPORTUNITIES FOR VISITATION

1.FRIENDSHIP MANOR in Crestwood is an assisted living, skilled nursing facility. Hours are flexible. Vaccination record of dog is required.

2. Masonic Home  Is a skilled nursing and assisted living facility that is requesting pet therapy. Currently no teams visiting

2. MORNING POINTE is a senior living facility that is requesting more teams. Only 1 team is currently visiting

3 KIDs CLUB houses children ages toddler though school age that are medically fragile and disabled. It serves 3 locations. The administrator is interested in WAGS visits to increase socialization skills, self esteem, and emotional stability.

4. SIGNATURE AT ROCKFORD is a skilled nursing facility and rehab center WAGS will provide an additional option of quality of life

5. SYMPHONY AT VALLEY FARMS is a dementia-memory care center located close to Valley High School.5.JUST FAMILY ADULT DAY CENTER- Adult Day Care Center for adults with multiple disabilities

6.SPANISH COVE INDEPENDENT SENIOR HOUSING

7. SPRINGHURST PINES – A assisted living facility.

8.BEEHIVE HOMES OF GOSHEN – An assisted living facility.

9. Gilda’s Club -Cancer support

10. James Brown Cancer Center – Gilda’s Club    Cancer/Therapy/Research

11. Brooke Hospital (KMI)  Halfway House for women & men in recovery

12. Emeritus Stonecreek Lodge  Nursing Home

13. Golden Living Center  (St.Matthews Manor)   Alzheimer’s Care

14. Parkway Rehab & Nursing Center     5th Floor

15. Treyton Oak Towers     Nursing Home

16. Bashford East Healthcare    Nursing Home

17. Mattingly Center East     Adult Training Facility

18.  Norton Hospital Downtown

19. CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER WEST IS ACROSS THE STREET FROM CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL AND THE YMCA. IT IS A SKILLED NURSING CARE FACILITY. PATIENTS EXHIBIT DEMENTIA, DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY ALONG WITH THEIR PHYSICAL DISORDERS.

20. STS. MARY AND ELIZABETH HOSPITAL IS A PRIMARY CARE HOSPITAL, UNITS OPEN FOR VISITATION ARE MEDICAL/SURGICAL, ORTHOPEDIC, TELEMETRY, AND REHAB.

21. ALTERNATIVE SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS IS LOCATED ON BARDSTOWN ROAD BETWEEN BEUCHEL AND FERN CREEK. THIS FACILITY PROVIDES ADULT DAY TRAINING SERVICES. AGE GROUPS ARE 25-66 YEARS OLD. ALL PATIENTS GO HOME LATE AFTERNOON. MANAGER WILL SET UP SMALL GROUPS FOR INTERACTION WITH WAGS.

23.THE ALTENHEIM IS LOCATED AT 936 BARRET AVE AND IS A SENIOR HEALTH CARE FACILITY RANGING FROM INDEPENDENT LIVING TO SKILLED CARE. THERE ARE 45 RESIDENTS.

THERE ARE MORE FACILITIES THAT HAVE BEEN SCREENED BUT HAVE NO VISITING TEAM. PLEASE CLICK ON VISITATION SCHEDULE WHEN IT IS EMAILED TO YOU BY STACIE RUSSEAU (MEMBERSHIP CHAIR) IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ANY OF THESE FACILITIES EMAIL ROSLYNN CURTIS  EMAIL roslynncurtis@gmail.com

ONE TIME ONLY

North Oldham High School is requesting pet therapy for Feb. 27th, 28th, and March 1st from 1 pm until 2 pm. they are having Dr. Seuss’ related activities for his birthday, and therapy dogs are requested for the “go, dog, go” booth. The high school is having this event at North Oldham Middle School.

 NON-MEDICAL VISITS   NEW OPPORTUNITIES

1. St. LEONARD CATHOLIC SCHOOL is requesting pet therapy for their primary grades.  Their classes are very small and individualized.

2. MIDDLETOWN LIBRARY is requesting pet therapy.  Times are flexible.

3. HIGHLANDS-SHELBY PARK branch is requesting pet therapy for their struggling readers. They would like to rotate groups in 15 minute increments.

4.  WESTERN LIBRARY would like to add teams for their reading program.

5. SOUTHWEST LOUISVILLE LIBRARY is interested in having teams come out and inform all ages, about the benefits of animal therapy.

6. Village of Park Duvalle would like for teams to come and educate the residents of the benefits of animal assisted therapy.

7. Norton Elementary K-3rd grade would like teams for a special needs class.

8. USI Insurance Company is looking for pet therapy for their St Matthews office. They are an insurance company that works with clients on their mental and wellness initiatives and assist employers selecting their medical, dental life insurance policies.

9. 4.U.S. Department Of State Victims Advocacy has requested pet therapy. The request may be without much notice and the places you meet may vary. Most visits will occur at the catholic charities in Louisville. see Denise Cunningham.

 

If you are interested in any of the Non-medical facilities please let Diane Atherton know wagsnonmedicalfacility@gmail.com or 859-368-4133

 

If you are a facility wanting a visit we are sorry to say that we only serve

                                      “The Greater Louisville Area”.

 

Request a Facility Visit
If you are a facility director interested in a visit from a WAGS pet therapy team, please complete the form below with your first and last name, email address, and all information as requested to the right under "Facility Request Instructions" to help us connect you to the appropriate team manager. Thank you for your interest in bringing the healing power of animals to your facility. One of our volunteers will contact you soon!
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