Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

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Part of Enhancing the Healing Environment

Date started: 1 May 2002
Organisation: mental health
Service: mental health
Project: gardens

Location

A garden in front of the entrance to the Park Royal Centre for Mental Health

Aims and outcomes

The location of the unit within a large industrial estate gave it an anonymous feel, and the team wanted to instil it with a sense of identity. The aim of the project was to give patients, staff and visitors a good impression on their approach to the unit and to provide a safe and pleasant outside space for patients, relatives, carers and staff.

The entrance to the unit, previously used as a car park, now provides a restful garden for service users.

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