Seasonal Gardening - Ayrshire

My Garden, My Life: Seasonal Gardening Activity Programme - Ayrshire
Friday, 6 September, 2019 - 10:00 to 15:30
Crossgate Care Home, Meiklewood Road, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire KA2 2EL
£265 per person

My Garden, My Life: Seasonal Gardening Activity - Ayrshire
Practical, affordable, gardening activity training  for staff in care settings

Four days spread over the calendar year:
6th September 2019
8th November 2019
6th March 2020
8th May 2020

Cost £265.00 per person
Full 4 days spread over the calendar year.  Limited to 10 attendees.

For care professionals interested in encouraging their clients to take part in seasonal indoor gardening activities and tending an outdoor garden area.
No prior knowlege required.
Theory and practical learning sessions using the outdoor space for inspiration and activity, coupled with activity ideas for indoor sessions.
Offering an informal learning environment,inspiring staff to gain confidence in:
handling plant materials in a garden setting
seasonal plant care
indoor gardening activities
in order to deliver these activities in their care settings afterwards.
There is emphasis on activity planning, how to engage and encourage clients, as well as showcasing gardening within the care setting.
All materials provided.
Training pack includes: A1 poster to showcase gardening activity, a library of seasonal activity factsheets, Activity Planning Sheets, additional photocopyable resources.  
Certificate of Completion on each day (5 CPD points).
It is possible to substitute/change the particular care staff member attending these sessions, at short notice, to accommodate staff changes/sickness/work rotas etc.

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