The eight-week intervention study, conducted in a long term care setting in Canada with 29 elderly residents, examined the effects of people-nature interactions on residents' perceived sense of restoration and helplessness. The study also explored factors associated with introducing nature into long term care settings to facilitate the well-being of elderly residents. A mixed research method was employed.... variablesa#39; (past? gardening experience, preference towardgardening activities, pre-intervention Ar preference toward plants, post interventionpreference towards plants, a#39;plants in the room, - support from staff members, level of participationgtoanbsp;...
|Title||:||People-nature Interactions: The Therapeutic Role of Nature in Elderly Residents' Everyday Experience in a Long Term Care Facility|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2009|