Following the success of our 4 week pilot of a nature based Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) programme we have decided to run the full 14 week programme. This week we welcomed lots of lovely new faces to our first session. Each week has a different theme and this week it was games. We talked about different outdoor games and their various components and then set about making up our own game using a selection of props. Continue reading
Its true, nature can stimulate cognitive functions, and we’re spreading the word.
Last month we led a training session for 8 MCST (that’s Maintaining Cognitive Stimulation Therapy) facilitators from Age UK Cornwall. CST, or ‘Cognitive Stimulation Therapy’, is a pyschosocial treatment for people with mild to moderate dementia Continue reading
Nature Palette’s are a great way to observe the changing of the seasons, they invite the user to hone in on their natural environment, touch, smell, collect and create. By getting up close to nature you often notice things you might have overlooked before, the different hues of green on an acorn, the texture of a pine cone, the smell of grass. Continue reading