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CREATIVE THERAPEUTIC HORTICULTURE FOR HEALTH AND CARE PROFESSIONALS

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The Staveley Centre

Calver Crescent

Chesterfield

Staveley

S43 3LY

United Kingdom

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Creative and practical study day for health and care professionals using social horticulture as a therapeutic medium - Spring activities theme”.

Are you looking for ideas to use in your groups? This new POP Gardens course will enable you to:

  • Explore the use of horticulture as a meaningful socio-cultural occupation and gain valuable insights into the relationship between plants, people and places;

  • Learn how horticultural activities can be applied to NHS Wellbeing initiatives and how it has been an effective therapeutic medium over time;

  • Be introduced to a range of resources & tools for use with children and adults;

  • Practice tried and tested artistic & cultural plant related activities for use in group sessions or at the bedside;

  • Explore outcome measures and protocols;

  • Take home resources provided & used during the course. Further resources will also be available for purchase on the day.


The course is to be delivered by POP Gardens’ OT Lynne Evans together with Speech & Language Therapist Caroline Cook and will include:

  1. A pre-course reading pack to be provided by e-mail;

  2. A4 paper hard copy of the presentation slides; presentation pack

  3. Take home items crafted during the course of the day;

  4. Access to downloadable activity ideas.

The horticultural activities selected have been tailored for the four seasonal themes of Winter, Spring, Summer & Autumn; this advertised workshop is the Winter themed version.

Highlights from POP Gardens' course attendee feedback to date:

100% of attendees would recommend POP Gardens courses to their colleagues;

  • 'This has been an amazing start to my Social & Therapeutic Horticulture journey. I will be keeping in touch' OT from a Brain Injury Unit;

  • 'I loved all the different little useful ideas on how to carry out seeding activity and how to make it interesting. I will be using it with children. Thank you. I feel very inspired'. OT at a Child and Adolescent Mental Health unit;

  • 'Really useful day for getting going with horticultural therapy with a whole range of settings. Thank you so much.' Neuro-Rehab Assistant;

  • 'You’ve done an amazing job. I’m so pleased I managed to get on your course.' OT from a Palliative Care Team;

  • 'I had no idea there were so many creative activities to use with planting seeds and plants. Thanks for a lovey day

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The Staveley Centre

Calver Crescent

Chesterfield

Staveley

S43 3LY

United Kingdom

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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