Dorset Local Nature Partnership

Event Details

Greenwood Club at Holton Lee

Friday 4 May 2018 10:00 - 13:00

Activity: The Greenwood Club, run by Dorset Forest Schools, aims to provide positive shared experiences/memories for those individuals living with dementia and their amazing carers or partners. The group learn green woodworking techniques, rural crafts and cooking outdoors in a relaxing woodland environment.

A typical session would include:
1.  Meeting new friends and sharing yummy cake
2. Collecting wood, lighting fire for snack time)
3. Activities- there is always a choice of activities to do either independently or with carer.
4. Reflection time around fire circle or on a walk (review what’s been achieved, how the project could develop).

All activities are designed to provide small achievable steps. This allows individuals to gain a sense of achievement, which leads to increased motivation, self confidence and independence.

Where: Holton Lee is based on the Western side of Poole. Meet Jill in the car park or by the small building to the right of the car park (near the woodland).  Livability Holton Lee, Holton Lee, East Holton, Holton Heath, Poole, BH16 6JN

Cost: Free

More info and to book: Call Jill on 07813814875 or email  

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Stepping into Nature is funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund with the aim to help deliver health and well-being benefits for Dorset’s older people, including those living with dementia and their carers, using Dorset’s outstanding natural and cultural landscape.

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