Who Can Benefit From Horticultural
Everyone can benefit from horticultural therapy. This element
of healing can be defined to improve the lives of people dealing
with any ailment or disability whether it be the person who is
in need of care or the caregiver.
Horticultural Therapy can help relearn
and maintain functions lost due to illness and injury, and enhance
the prescribed form of occupational or physical therapy
Specific ailments or disabilities include stroke,
brain injuries, cerebral palsy, cancer support groups, mentally
challenged, mental ill, geriatrics, those living with AIDS, physically
disabled, visually impaired, hearing impaired, stress management,
emotional distress, bereavement, etc.
Anyone who needs reassurance they still have
an important place in the world as a functioning member of the
community. Those that need encouragement and support at a time
of uncertainty and fear. Anyone who needs to know there is at
least one place they can go where they are excepted as they are,
by others who have experienced some of the same fears.