Abbeyfield – A Breath of Fresh Air

Royal Hampton Court Flower Show Garden

The background: Staggeringly just one in ten people with dementia get to go outside each month. Abbeyfield were aware that simply taking a breath of fresh air outside has significant therapeutic benefits for older people, helping improve their health, happiness and wellbeing. Out of this research, the concept ‘A Breath of Fresh Air’ was created. Using a legacy received from a former resident at Victoria House, Abbeyfield created a stunning garden. The garden addressed common concerns for residents that had…