Forests and dementia

Forests as Places of Mental Well-being for People with Dementia

This Research Note is based on a PhD research study ‘Forests as places of mental well-being: the meaning and use of urban forests by people with early-stage dementia’. The study examines and develops ways for people with dementia (especially those in the early stages) to engage with nature, and with other people, in the context of trees, woodlands and forests.

Let's Go Walkies! Getting Dog Owners More Active in Woodlands

This Research Summary Report outlines the opportunities and benefits associated with physical activity in woodlands.

Specifications for Dog Walking Friendly Sites

A list of essential and optional facilities for both local dog walking sites and destination sites for leisure visits.