Celebrating 300 years

£10,000 grant brings a trip down memory lane

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

A grant of £10,000 has been given to the therapeutic gardens project at Chase Farm Hospital in Enfield by the Masonic Charitable Foundation

The first of the two new outdoor spaces is a dementia care garden, which uses colour, scent and visual stimulation to evoke memories.

It will recreate a residential street from the post-war era, complete with period shop fronts, Victorian street lamps and a genuine 1960s Mini car that will be a familiar sight to many of the patients.

The second garden is aimed at patients recovering from a stroke and draws on Japanese design. It will provide a tranquil haven for patients for whom the noise of a busy ward can be overwhelming, as well as a quiet place for family and friends to visit.

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