This project explores whether and how conducting dementia therapies in public greenspaces offers additional benefits to people living with dementia and their carers.
Embedding horticulture in Early Years Education progrmaming.
Working with an early years education centre to develop a nature-based education program and increase the use of horticulture in teaching to better foster and understand its benefits for children’s development and growth.
A Natural Way to Grow
The aim of this project is to explore the potential of Nature PlayGardens as sites for fostering children’s wellbeing in Singapore’s preschool education. It is being completed through a Research Fellowship with Singapore National Parks Board Centre for Urban Greenery and Ecology.
Healthy Living Program for people with cognitive disability.
Sprung!! Healthy Living Program gives young people living with disability ideas for being healthy and active. The Program is being created by Digability and Sprung!! senior dancers, with help from dietician and nutrition students at Griffith University and Sprung!! Choreographers. Using a love of dance and what we have learned about eating well, we have put together this program to inspire others.
Context and consensus: Defining Therapeutic Horticulture in Australia.
Through our membership with Therapeutic Horticulture Australia we are analysing survey results to map programs and commonly held principles for the field to present a uniquely Australian perspective of therapeutic horticulture.