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Horticultural therapy is part of our Leisure & Creative Therapies service based at Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre.
We work with patients with acquired brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopaedic, amputation and neurological conditions in a rehabilitation setting using garden-related activities to work on physical, therapeutic and social rehabilitation goals.
The Horticultural Therapy Program is run in the picturesque therapeutic gardens of the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre every Tuesday.
We provide the following services:
Session activities are tailored to suit the individual’s current abilities while also addressing rehabilitation goals.
Garden activities can include plant propagating, re-potting, planting, bonsai work and watering.
Sessions occur either outside in the gardens or in the indoor garden room overlooking the gardens.
You can access this service when you are staying in hospital. Ask a member of your care team to contact us.
Phone: 03 9490 7655
Open hours: Tuesday 8.30am to 5.00pm
Horticultural Therapy Room
Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre
1 Yarra Boulevard