A Garden to Remember
In this workshop we will explore how to plan a dementia friendly garden and some tips on how to improve the garden that you already have. You will also have access to specific advice for your garden from Joyce.
Target Audience: Nursing homes, community gardens
The outdoors provides a wide range of opportunities for engagement, occupation and activity for a person with dementia.
The benefits of dementia-friendly garden activities:
Provides gentle sensory, social and cognitive stimulation
Increases wellbeing, reduces stress, and improves orientation to time and place
Provides opportunities to enjoy the therapeutic effects of nature
Reminds a person of familiar roles and memories
Helps maintain flexibility and muscle tone
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