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Nature helps people with dementia feel connected

idea.nottingham.ac.uk image: walk on the beachMost of us know that experiencing nature and spending time outdoors is good for us. What is less known is how it can benefit people living with dementia, particularly those whose quality of life has declined as a result of their diagnosis.

In Cornwall Creative Spaces, a project begun in March 2014 by charity the Sensory Trust, promotes the use of outdoor spaces to improve quality of life. The project developed from an earlier scheme that highlighted the benefits of using nature in residential care homes to support people with dementia.

Read more on the Guardian website.