10am-4pm Tuesday June 20th 2017. In this full day course you will learn about the process of social and therapeutic horticulture, whereby horticultural activities are used as a medium through which health and well-being are fostered. You will gain an insight into the history of social and therapeutic horticulture, learn about the myriad ways in which horticulture can have a positive impact on health and well-being using current research and learn about ways in which it can be used effectively across a range of client groups.
This course is aimed at anyone with an interest in learning about the use of horticulture as a therapeutic medium including healthcare professionals (occupational therapists, nurses and psychiatric nurses) community workers, teachers and horticulturists.
A delicious HQ lunch is provided.