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    Tesco customers vote to develop residential sensory garden scheme

    Tesco customers vote to develop residential sensory garden scheme

    A group of Cambridge residents living at Hanover Close in Bar Hill have been awarded £3000 from Tesco to help transform their outdoor communal area into a sensory garden that will be beneficial to older people who have sensory processing issues.   The awarding of the funding is thanks to shoppers from Tesco stores in […]

    20th March 2017 | By | Reply More
    Kemsing care home creates sensory garden in memory of former resident

    Kemsing care home creates sensory garden in memory of former resident

    Staff at The Dynes in Kemsing have transformed their courtyard into a beautiful sensory garden, thanks to a kind donation from the daughter of a former resident, Eric Lott.   The courtyard, which has been crafted in memory of Eric, has been transformed from an empty and rather uninspiring space, to a bright, innovative and […]

    22nd August 2016 | By | Reply More
    Kate Adie opens sensory garden at Dorset retirement community

    Kate Adie opens sensory garden at Dorset retirement community

    BBC journalist and presenter Kate Adie has just opened a new Sensory Garden in the grounds of local retirement community, Somerleigh Court in Dorset.   The legendary journalist and presenter opened the new garden, intended for use by the Somerleigh Court residents, particularly those with a diagnosis of dementia, in the presence of the retirement […]

    2nd October 2015 | By | Reply More
    New sensory garden is a blooming marvellous addition

    New sensory garden is a blooming marvellous addition

    Residents at an East Dunbartonshire day centre are set to unearth a whole load of new outdoor activities from the opening of a bespoke, sensory garden.   The creative garden at Bield’s Oakburn Park Day Centre, located in Ferguson Avenue in Milngavie, is a highly accessible space which has been specially designed to cater to […]

    24th August 2015 | By | Reply More
    Bank of Scotland Senses Need for Eco-Garden

    Bank of Scotland Senses Need for Eco-Garden

    An innovative sensory eco-garden that is specifically designed to bring positive benefits to people living with dementia is to open in Milngavie. The Bank of Scotland Foundation awarded a grant of £11,000 to Scotland’s leading care and housing provider, Bield, to develop the project at their Oakburn Park Day Care in Milngavie. Plans to create […]

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