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  • The Social and Economic Costs

    SAMH
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  • Understanding the mechanism of physical activity…

    2011
    Elsevier www.elsevier.com/locate/psychsport
  • Benefits of a gardening project for people with dementia in nursing homes

    McClellan J
    2018
    Nursing Times [online]
    38-40

    Abstract:

    Gardening and garden-related activities can be a fun way of getting nursing home residents more physically active and engaged. For residents with dementia, they can provide opportunities to be involved, express themselves and interact with others. Gardening can also be a way of getting all members of the nursing home community involved in a common project. This article describes a gardening project undertaken at two nursing homes in Scotland, where it was found to have numerous benefits for all involved.

    Jeanette McClellan is a retired nurse helping to deliver on the Standards of Care for Dementia in Scotland in residential care settings.