Care Farming Project - for People with Dementia or Mental Ill Health and Their Carers

Care Farming Project - for People with Dementia or Mental Ill Health and Their Carers

Event Date: February 26 2019

Event Location: Matlock Farm Park

The Connection Space Community Interest Company is running a monthly Care Farming Project. The sessions will involve therapeutic activities that connect with nature, animals and people, to support health and wellbeing.

The sessions are facilitated by an occupational therapist, a counsellor/psychotherapist and a dedicated team of volunteers within a supportive and therapeutic environment.

  • Do you have memory difficulties or are living with dementia?

  • Are you an older adult living with mental health needs?

  • Do you enjoy being outside, with animals with animals, caring for animals, being active, being active, using your skills, learning new skills , getting involved, trying new experiences?

  • Do you have limited opportunities to; be active, participate in activities, spend time with people, animals and nature?

The project aims to:

  • Support people caring for the older adult accessing this project.

  • Provide volunteering opportunities

The project runs on the fourth Tuesday of every month 10am from until 2:30pm, at:

Matlock Farm Park
Jaggers Lane
Near Two Dales
Matlock

Light refreshments and snacks are provided.

Please register your interest through these contacts:

Mary Derrick 07450 195051 mary.derrick@hotmail.com

Or Robyn Hughes 07774 309745 theconnectionspace@icloud.com

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