Gardening: adaptive techniques for care home residents

Julie I Swann
  • Nursing and Residential Care, February 2010, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/nrec.2010.12.2.46112

Methods of making gardening tasks easier.

What is it about?

This article explains how care staff can help residents to enjoy gardening by the adoption of different techniques, using DIY solutions and the provision of some assistive equipment.

Why is it important?

Gardening is a pleasurable experience that can be continued in a care home setting - with a little imagination.


Mrs Julie I Swann

Gardening is a rewarding activity to do and can be simplified to enable a resident to continue this hobby.

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