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FREE Sharing best practice - dementia and the outdoors
Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 10:00 - 13:30
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Overview: Being active in the outdoors has many benefits for people living with dementia. It's good for physical and mental health, can reduce social isolation and help maintain independence. However, there are still many barriers to people living with dementia being able to access the outdoors and greenspace in their day-to-day lives. This workshop will begin to explore some of the positive steps that we can make to involve people living with dementia in the design of our path networks.

Date: 29 May 2018

Time: 10.00am - 1.30pm

Location: Arran Room, SRUC Oatridge Campus, Ecclesmachan, Broxburn, EH52 6NH

Cost: This course is free. Lunch and refreshments are included.

Who should attend?

Those working to support and improve access to outdoors environments and greenspace including outdoors access professionals, access professionals, community groups and health professionals involved in caring for people living with dementia.

How do I book?

Booking is essential as places are limited.

For more information please contact Marion Munro, 01259 222336 or email To book a place on this course please click here.

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