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Connecting people with Dementia to nature and gardens

The evidence to support the use of gardens and nature for people with dementia is well established.  People with dementia express their desire to be outside and it can be linked to secondary prevention.

This course will explore how we can utilise the evidence base to ensure people living with dementia have the opportunity to interact and engage with gardens and other green environments.  It will cover practical ways in which to ensure people with dementia can access outdoor space within dementia care services, engage in nature based and nature enhanced activity at an appropriate level to their current level of task engagement and how we can ensure anyone living with dementia can engage with nature in a meaningful way in line with their own personal affinity.

Suitable for:
Anyone working with people with dementia in hospitals, care homes and other care settings, and also for people caring or living with early stage dementia.

What you will learn:
  • Practical ways to ensure people with dementia can access outdoor space
  • Where to find additional information about design, assessment and outcome measurement.
  • Explore nature based and nature enhanced activities at an appropriate level


Registration and coffee 9.30 am

10 am start - 4 pm finish

Included in the fee:

  • All course materials
  • Course handouts
  • A light lunch and refreshments


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    Battersea Park - 27th February 2019

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