Green and Healthcare: A summary of the positive effects of greenery on well-being in recovery environments

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Abstract

Greenery in and around nursing homes, hospitals and clinics is beneficial for the climate inside and outside the organisation, and has a positive effect on the patients’ state of mind and ability to recover, as well as the general well-being of patients, staff and visitors. This document provides information on the benefits of greenery in relation to recovery and well-being, including references to scientific literature. It concludes with some tips on how to ensure the successful and beneficial inclusion of greenery.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherWageningen University & Research
Number of pages6
Place of PublicationWageningen
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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Keywords

  • health
  • hospitals
  • patient care
  • patients
  • well-being
  • public green areas
  • botanical gardens
  • plantations
  • social welfare
  • health indicators
  • stress
  • rehabilitation

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6 p. Wageningen : Wageningen University & Research. 2017, .

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