Woods for Health


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Branching Out

(6 Documents)

Branching Out

Dementia

(3 Documents)

Dementia



Branching Out

This document describes the Branching Out 12-week programme and outlines what is involved and how staff are trained. 


Green Exercise Partnership Briefing

Progress towards maximising the potential of the environment as a health promoting resource is being made in Scotland through the work of a strategic collaboration which has brought together key players in the health and environment sectors. This note provides a summary of the main work areas, challenges and keys to success of the ‘Green Exercise Partnership’ (GEP).


Greenspace Design for Health and Well-being

This Guide focuses on the outdoor spaces around all types of healthcare facilities. It advocates a holistic approach to their design, seeing both indoor and outdoor greenspaces as equally important for health and well-being.


Woods for Health Strategy

This strategy illustrates that the evidence underpinning the physical and mental benefits of woodlands and greenspace is increasing steadily, and recognises the key health improvement role that trees, woods and forests can play in helping to tackle the underlying causes of ill health in Scotland.