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Increasing engagement in a home for the elderly by providing an indoor gardening activity
Author(s)Liz Powell, David Felce, Judith Jenkins
Corporate AuthorHealth Care Evaluation Research Team
PublisherHealth Care Evaluation Research Team, Winchester, 1987
Pages15 pp (Research report no 128)
KeywordsGardening ; Residents [care homes] ; Engagement.
AnnotationThis project investigated the effect of a new recreational activity - indoor gardening sessions - on the general low level of engagement of residents in a local authority residential care home. Residents' levels of engagement were found to be significantly higher on gardening days than on non-gardening days. (AKM).
Accession NumberCPA-930624127 B
ClassmarkHSG: KX: DN

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