Exploring users' health experiences in hospital gardens

Weerasuriya, Ronamali 2015, Exploring users' health experiences in hospital gardens, Ph.D. thesis, School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University.

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Title Exploring users' health experiences in hospital gardens
Author Weerasuriya, Ronamali
Institution Deakin University
School School of Health and Social Development
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name Ph.D.
Thesis advisor Townsend, Mardie
Henderson-Wilson, ClaireORCID iD for Henderson-Wilson, Claire orcid.org/0000-0001-7826-9788
Date submitted 2015-10
Keyword(s) Healthcare facilities
Summary  Findings from this phenomenological study revealed physical, psychological, emotional, social and spiritual benefits from accessing hospital gardens. The use and benefits gained through access to the gardens were context dependent, based on the needs and individual stressors faced by each user group.
Language eng
Field of Research 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 920499 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) not elsewhere classified
Description of original xiv, 357 pages : illustrations, figures, some coloured
Restricted until 2018-06-06
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Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30085446

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