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How to run a Therapeutic Gardening Group

How to run a Therapeutic Gardening Group

Regular price £120.00
Unit price  per 

Date: 13th October 2022 (10:00 - 16:00)

Waterperry Gardens, Wheatley, Oxford, OX33 1LA

Are you looking for ideas to use in your groups?

This POP Gardens course will enable participants to:

  • Explore the use of horticulture as a meaningful socio-cultural occupation 
  • Learn how horticultural activities can apply to NHS Wellbeing initiatives 
  • Practice tried and tested artistic & cultural plant-related activities for use in group  sessions or at the bedside;
  • Take home resources provided & used during the course. 

The course is to be delivered by  Occupational Therapist  Lynne Evans and is suitable for health care professionals, teaching staff and activity coordinators.

          Delegates will receive;

  1. Take home items crafted during the day;
  2. Copy of the presentation 
  3. POP Box Autumn /Winter Seed-Sowing & Botanical Art kit
 Attendee Feedback
  • '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 useful ideas on how to sow seeds and how to make the activity interesting. I will be using it with children. Thank you. I feel very inspired'. OT at a Child and Adolescent Mental Health unit;
  • 'Perfect day for getting going with horticultural therapy in various 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  Palliative Care;
  • 'I had no idea there were so many creative activities to use with planting seeds and plants. Thanks for a lovely day, OT assistant.