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Record number 549059
Title Greenery and Healthcare : The positive effects of greenery in urban environments
Author(s) Hiemstra, J.A.; Vries, S. de; Spijker, J.H.
Source Wageningen : Wageningen University & Research - 6 p.
Department(s) PPO BBF Team Randwijk
WASS
Alterra - Nature and society
Alterra - Regional development and spatial use
Alterra - Vegetation, forest and landscape ecology
Publication type Brochure
Publication year 2018
Keyword(s) health - hospitals - patient care - patients - well-being - public green areas - botanical gardens - plantations - social welfare - health indicators - stress - rehabilitation - gezondheid - ziekenhuizen - patiëntenzorg - patiënten - welzijn - openbaar groen - botanische tuinen - beplantingen - sociaal welzijn - gezondheidsindicatoren - herstel
Categories Urban Society
Abstract Greenery in and around nursing homes, hospitals and other clinics is good for the climate inside and outside the building, and has a positive effect on patient’s 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 for 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
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