Horticultural Therapy is a social enterprise that offers Palliative Cure using plants and gardens.
The human brain is naturally wired to them and offer the instant comfort they did way back when Man lived off the jungles. At ArtyPlantz, we connect you back to such a healing environ by offering therapy through plants and gardening activities as a palliative cure. This therapy has the potential to offer supportive healing to many illnesses ranging from just stress to mental illnesses and disorders to physical disabilities, in comfortable settings of sensory, healing gardens. The participants in this therapy acquire physical, mental, social and psychological benefits.
Horticultural Therapy has shown to improve the quality of life of many patients suffering with cancer, mental and physical disabilities and depression, to name a few. Hospitals, palliative care units, orphanages, special schools, rehabilitation centres and old age homes can gain from this therapy.
Activities are planned based on the kind of ailment in questions. Most are tailor-made to suit issues like, watering a plant by squeezing a sponge which helps to improve the fine motor skills of a person having problems in flexibility of the fingers; hand digging helps to boost shoulder muscles and gross motors; smell and colour activities help to boost cognitive skills that help recall memories and balance emotions. Vocational training in growing vegetables, herbs and fruits and in making art objects using plant parts is also possible.
We offer to train caretakers of various types of patient population, the methods to use to offer healing to their wards by using plants and gardening activities. If you are a caretaker, visit www.horticulturaltherapy.in. Feel free to call Karthik @ +91 87626b79127 or send him a mail firstname.lastname@example.org. He would be happy to discuss how you could help your wards with beautiful plant-based therapy sessions.