Understanding Disability in Garden Design

115.00

Date: 25th May 2018
Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Where: Festina Lente Gardens, Old Connaught Avenue, Bray, Co Wicklow
Course Tutor: Damien Newman, Thrive Training, Education and Consultancy Manager

 

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Description

Date: 25th May 2018
Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Where: Festina Lente Gardens, Old Connaught Avenue, Bray, Co Wicklow
Course Tutor: Damien Newman, Thrive Training, Education and Consultancy Manager

Designing gardens for people with disabilities involves far more than a few wide paths and sensory plants. Drawing on Thrive’s 35+ years’ experience, and key messages from the fields of Social and Therapeutic Horticulture and Green Care, this course provides garden designers with knowledge and examples of best practice for creating actively therapeutic green space for disability, recovery and rehabilitation.

The course will explore:

  • How people gain from people plant relationships
  • How to assess green space using Attention restoration theory
  • How to make green space actively accessible

1 Day Course is Suitable for:

Anyone interested in using Social and Therapeutic horticulture across all spectrums including healthcare practitioners, green care practitioners, horticulturists and horticulture educators who want to add to their understanding and professional development and volunteers who may be looking to improve their contributions to the emerging fields of Social and Therapeutic Horticulture and green care.

Price & Booking Information
Price is €115 for the full day.