List of abbreviations
AAA Animal assisted activities
AAI Animal assisted interventions
AAT Animal assisted therapy
GOOP Greener on the Outside: For Prisons
HMIPS Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons for Scotland*
NHS National Health Service
NPrCN National Prison Care Network
SPS Scottish Prison Service
Effectiveness classifications key
Effective: Evidence that the intervention is associated with a positive impact on wellbeing, based on a moderate or strong evidence base.
Promising: Findings were positive but not to the extent that they constituted evidence that an intervention was 'effective'.
Mixed: Studies with contrasting results and/or a body of evidence comprised of 'mixed' evidence.
Inconclusive: Insufficient evidence to make a judgement on impact.
* Please note this research was completed before the death of Her Majesty the Queen.
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