Sow & Grow a stand-out project

Sow & Grow Our standout project, Sow & Grow, provides over 40 people with dementia social and therapeutic activity each week. Underpinning horticulture, craft, arts and reminiscence with Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) (see: http://www.cstdementia.com/), the project has gained national recognition for the positive difference it makes. Recently a daughter of one co-worker said: “Thank you…

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Volunteering at SG- We need you!

Volunteering is good for you! A fact evidenced by the many studies that led to it being included in the NHS choices Livewell programme. Another fact is that it’s good for Sydenham Garden. According to our 2015/16 Annual Evaluation volunteering is worth a minimum of £168,777 to the organisation. Even on its own this is…

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Community Volunteering Day

Community Volunteering Days are back! After a short winter break we are back with our regular volunteering day on the third Saturday of each month. For more information about these fun-filled, food-filled days see: http://www.sydenhamgarden.org.uk/event/community-volunteer-day-2/2016-02-20/

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Sow & Grow Volunteers Needed

Do you have a passion to help people with Dementia live well?  Could you support someone to take part in our activities? Then we have some brilliant opportunities across our Sow & Grow groups on Tuesday afternoons and Friday mornings. We are always recruiting new volunteers, but there is currently a pressing need for support volunteers…

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