Kate Ford
Kate Ford Jan 18, 2018

HenPower: The Benefits of Chickens as Therapy Animals

A recent report details the benefits found through HenPower, a creative ageing program that introduced chooks to residential aged care homes to increase the mood, health, and social interaction of residents. Trialing HenPower in Aged Care Homes It was an Australian first when Whiddon began a 6 month trial of the HenPower program in December 2015, and a recent report detailing the results demonstrates significant benefits for the aged care residents who experienced the initiative. HenPower is an evidence-based creative...
Kate Ford

Kate Ford

Freelance Journalist

Kate Ford is a freelance journalist from New Zealand specialising in health and wellbeing, travel and lifestyle topics. Kate is currently travelling the world with her husband, mixing her passions of travel and writing. Kate is a regular contributor for Whiddon’s YourLife blog.

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