ActiveLife: Nature Therapy

Who can be referred?

Inclusion criteria 

  • Low level anxiety and depression.
  • A degree of loneliness and social isolation 
  • Early stage dementia,
  • Ambulatory without aid or rest for some 200 meters; disability severe enough to impair full daily activities (e.g. to work a full day without special provisions).
  • Must live in the borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme.

 Exclusion criteria 

  • Symptomatic hypotension -significant drop in BP during exercise / dizziness / light headedness. 
  • Pain, dizziness or excessive breathlessness experienced during exertion. 
  • Any unstable or uncontrolled condition. 
  • Febrile illness (flu/fever). 
  • Individuals experiencing acute uncontrolled psychiatric conditions.
  • Advanced dementia