9 Care farms selected to take part in dementia training programme

We are delighted to announce that Care Farming UK is working with Dementia Adventure to provide a wonderful opportunity for 9 care farms across the UK to receive a 3-year programme of bespoke training and support to help them deliver more care farming activities for people with dementia. A grant from the Big Lottery Fund means that this training from Dementia Adventure will be free of charge for these care farms.

See here for more information: https://www.carefarminguk.org/resource/care-farmer-training#dementia training

Farms selected for this programme are:

1.       Botton Social Farm  - N Yorkshire

2.       Gorfenna Care Farm - Cornwall

3.       Hall Farm, Eastoft – N Lincolnshire

4.       Lorica Trust - East Clayton Care Farm – W Sussex

5.       Battling On Care Farm - Merryhue Farm - Cornwall

6.       Mount Lodge Care Farm - Kent

7.       Pathways Care Farm - Suffolk

8.       Rural Care, Church Farm Ardeley - Hertfordshire

9.       Scrubditch Care Farm - Gloucestershire

Code of Practice

The Care farming Code of Practice provides quality assurance for clients, commissioners and families alike.

Social Farms & Gardens is encouraging all care farmers to adopt the care farming Code of Practice.


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Care Farm of the Month

Hall Farm, Eastoft in Lincolnshire works with adults & children of varying abilities

More info here