TGP implements an innovative approach by transforming (passive) outdoor spaces (public parks) in an added value environment for active ageing, especially enabling therapies geared towards increasing the personal autonomy in elderly with initial cognitive decay (such as dementia), through four distinct yet integrated thematic modules.
Neighbor’s, associations and nearby day care centers are welcome to use the services, which are difficult for the traditional public social services to provide. It all happens in a secure and healthy space specially planned for the elderly population. Even though the garden is for the elderly in the first place, it is also a perfect environment for any group with special therapeutic needs.
There are four main reasons why The Therapeutic garden Palmlöf is interesting for being implemented in public parks: