EMOTIONAL AND COGNITIVE HEALING MECHANISMS

 

IMPROVES SOCIAL INTERACTIONS

 

IMPROVES PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PHYSICAL WELL BEING

 

WHAT IS HORTICULTURAL THERAPY?

Horticultural therapy is the skillful use of plants and plant related activities to help improve many motor, social and cognitive skills. It also improves educational, psychological and physical adjustments in the individual. Healing mechanisms occur for both mentally aware and cognitively impaired individuals.

ABOUT THE SERVICE

We arrange Horticultural therapists that are educated in the therapeutic results of plants and plant life. They will provide group therapy or individual sessions depending on the resident's needs and the space available. Depending on the season and climate, sessions could be conducted indoors or outdoors.

Activites

may include...

  • Seed starting
  • Flower arranging
  • Flower pressing
  • Tending to plants
  • Nurturing and regrowth
  • Gardening Club
  • Aromatherapy
  • Color therapy

Many Benefits...

  • Strengthens muscles
  • Promotes relaxation
  • Encourages independence
  • Boosts self-esteem
  • Changes individual outlooks
  • Heightens attention span
  • Reduces depression
  • Increases patience
  • Develops new skills

FACT:

Horticultral therapy helps improve various functions such as:

  • Mobility
  • Socialization
  • Balance
  • Memory
  • Endurance
  • Coordination