The garden – a key element in care

Posted on March 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

By TIM LYNCH, head of practice, Tim Lynch Associates. Tel: 01225 865866

It is often said that when someone reaches a certain age, the home and garden becomes too much and a retirement/nursing home is sought. This new way of living reduces the stresses and strains of having to look after a home and, more importantly, the garden.

While relieving oneself from the upkeep of one’s home, it is only the mere physical exertion needed to care for a garden that, in theory, sees the end of gardening. The enjoyment of a garden itself is very rarely lost. If anything, the pleasure of seeing colour in the garden, the smell, touch and f

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