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Horticultural therapy

Horticultural Therapy

Horticultural therapy supports people who suffer from physical disability, mental health issues and/or acquired brain injury through accident, tumours etc.  It works through the therapeutic medium of Horticulture, through listening, being valued, having vocation, a chance to socialise, participate, achieve, have a place, be a person.

There are many activities in the garden that can facilitate rehabilitation and recovery.  This worksheet focuses on the process of seeding through to harvesting in connection with the life cycle, considering achievement potential, reflection on life changes and plant/personal growth ie harvesting the mental health benefit of seeds of inclusion, value and hope;  planting seeds reflecting hope for the future!

Competences: 
Communication and Management
Scientific Knowledge
Social and Civic Competences
Creativity and Handycraft
Topics: 
Active Participation and Citizenship
Education for Sustainable Development
Social Inclusion
Vocational Training
Target Groups: 
Children (3-11 years old)
Youngsters (12-25 years old)
Adults
Elderly
Disabled
Unemployed

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