In recent years, an increasing number of researchers and health-care practitioners have added their voices to the call to make ‘Green-Care’ an integral part of the health service. As more and more opportunities open up, the need for Green-Care and other health and social care practitioners to demonstrate their competence and professionalism through evidence-based practice has never been greater. Thrive’s AWARD in Social and Therapeutic Horticulture Programme Development is a key component of the educational framework that exists for this exciting and innovative area of work.
This course explores the principles of Social and Therapeutic Horticulture (STH). It looks at the way in which nature, meaningful activity and social interactions come together to support a number of important health outcomes. (more…)
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