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Link Nurseries social and Horticultural therapy centre

(Worcestershire)

The Link social and horticultural therapy centre currently provides support for people with long term mental health conditions, there is a need to extend the current offering to include People in recovery from less severe mental health issues.: Those recovering from stroke, heart attack and other Long Term Conditions.

Our goals:

  • A sensory garden will benefit a significant number of the general public (including disabled) by extending a well being gardening club offer to a wider community client base.
  • The provision of a reflective area within a quiet garden space will benefit people requiring greater 'headspace' and a quiet area to enjoy.
  • The provision of an extended seating area for the development of a wellbeing garden club will enhance the development of positive relationships amongst an extended community base.
£10k project Currently ranked 9 in Health, Disability and Social Care

How we will achieve our goals

In order to develop the four discreet aspects of the project, and to offer the link facility to a wider community base, the Community Award would accelerate the development of a wider public offering. It would be a huge help if we were successful in winning a Community Award!

Where the money will go

The link nurseries social and horticultural therapy centre has evolved from the closure and withdrawal of funding from the previous operators (community NHS trust). The link has continued to support people with long term mental health conditions and is developing a much wider community project.

Latest updates

The concept garden

14 August 2017

The concept design for the garden to be built if we are successful with our community award..so plea…

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  1. Posted on August 10, 2017

    A big thank you to all those who have took the time to read our page and vote so far.

  2. Posted on August 11, 2017

    Good luck Megan Jones X

  3. Posted on August 12, 2017

    The Link Nurseries & Horticultural Therapy Centre doesn’t receive public funding to provide support & recovery for people with physical & mental health conditions.
    The Link has helped 50+ people gain Horticultural qualifications (with help from Pershore College) helping them improve wellbeing & employment opportunities.The new Stroke Recovery Club is making a real difference to Stroke Recoverers & supporter Carers
    The WellBean Garden Club is open to anyone irrespective of their condition & th Worcs Community are coming along to benefit from the Link experience.
    Winning this award would help the Link offer greater access facilities to wheelchair bound people and would support a great Link Community where everyone is wellcome to participate & enjoy a positive compassionate hopeful experience.
    Thanks for voting & asking others who care to vote.

  4. Posted on August 18, 2017

    Wishing for you every success in securing a grant.

  5. Posted on August 18, 2017

    Good luck! Hope you win.

  6. Posted on August 21, 2017

    Thankyou , fingers crossed !

  7. Posted on August 21, 2017

    A really lovely, thoughtful design that will benefit so many people. Good luck.

  8. Posted on September 19, 2017

    What a well thought out design ! Hope you win. Wishing you every success.

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