Harvesting the health benefits from gardening in aged care – Australian Ageing Agenda

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***Innovations in Healthcare Series: Gardens & Gardening***

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          Australian organizations are outstanding leaders in developing innovations in healthcare for the ageing, including those with dementia. Today’s post looks at the importance of having gardens available for older adults. . This article presents evidence of the positive effects both physical ad psychological of gardening on residents in care facilities. You may also use this post to explore the Australian Ageing Agenda, a model for other nations as well.

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“Aged care facilities should ensure that residents have access to gardens, which research shows bring us all physical and psychological benefits, writes Cath Manuel.”

Source: Harvesting the health benefits from gardening in aged care – Australian Ageing Agenda

Courtesy of Old Moss Woman's Secret Garden

Courtesy of Old Moss Woman’s Secret Garden

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Courtesy of Monet’s Palate

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