Jun 14 2016


Branching Out is an award-winning program created by the Forestry Commission Scotland which helps to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of patients with mental health needs.
ELGT has worked with Pilton Equalities Partnership and CHANGES in the last few months which provided participants with:

Achievement of the John Muir Discovery Award

An understanding of woodlands, through exploratory activities and conservation tasks

Skills development in woodsmanship and woodland-based activities, as well as social and communication skills

Improved physical health and emotional well being, including increased confidence and self esteem for participants

Provided a structure and routine

Increased an awareness of the natural environment