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More Dementia Wellbeing sessions for 2017

After a successful pilot in 2016, we are again working with the Forest of Avon Trust and Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service to provide woodland wellbeing sessions for people with dementia and their families/carers living in Bristol. We have expanded the … Continue reading

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Woodland wellbeing for people with dementia

This autumn we have been involved in a pilot project with the Forest of Avon Trust and Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service. We ran 12 sessions at Conham River Park for people with dementia and their partners and carers. The sessions … Continue reading

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A Dose of Nature

We’ve been again working with the Forest of Avon Trust, Public Health Bristol and GP practices as well as new partners Exeter University to run a Dose of Nature Bristol. This series of sessions aimed to improve the wellbeing for … Continue reading

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Woodland wellbeing – mental health project

We have recently been involved in a pilot project for the Forest of Avon Trust to improve the wellbeing of those with low to mid-level mental health needs, such as depression and anxiety. The aim of the woodland sessions was … Continue reading

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Stoke Park in spring

We’ve just started two new weekly Forest of Avon Trust projects in Hermitage Wood in Stoke Park, Bristol. We were bathed in spring sunshine for our first two sessions with people with learning difficulties from Bristol and South Glos. The … Continue reading

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Woodland wellbeing in South Gloucestershire

We’ve already run five sessions in the woods as part of a new project for the Forest of Avon Trust, funded by South Gloucestershire Learning Difficulty Development Fund. People from Kingswood Choices4U, Milestone Trust’s Stepping Forward group and the Brandon … Continue reading

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Woodland Works

Nicola and I have been busy throughout summer and autumn 2013 and again this spring 2014, working with two groups of adults with learning difficulties at The Retreat woodland near Bitton in South Gloucestershire. The wood is managed by the … Continue reading

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