Care Farming Conference -- developing services in the South West

Summary information

A conference organised by the National Care Farming Initiative.

Chair: Dr Julia Verne, Deputy Regional Director of Public Health

Keynote speakers:
Sir Don Curry, Government Adviser on Food and Farming Policy
Dr Michael Dixon, GP and Chair of the NHS Alliance

Care farming, the therapeutic use of farming practices, is becoming an increasingly popular and important way to provide health, social and educational care services to a wide range of vulnerable, disadvantaged or marginalised people. This conference offers policymakers, commissioners and referral agencies the opportunity to learn more about care farming and its potential impact in the South West.

Booking and further information
Dates and Times
Thursday, 11 November, 2010
Venue information
Reed Hall, University of Exeter

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