The team at Bluebird House aims to raise £5,000 to build a new interactive trim trail and sensory garden for the young people they care for.
Bluebird House provides specialist mental health care for up to 20 young people who have been placed in its care under the mental health act due to the high level of risk they present to themselves and others. The team provides care, treatment and support in a safe and secure environment to help encourage recovery and wellbeing.
Bluebird has a very large but much underutilised space of land to the rear of the facility. The open space, approximately three acres in size, is a grass space that our young people have the opportunity to walk around and enjoy as part of their daily programme.
Although the current state of the garden provides some benefit, we know we can further utilise this open space to create an environment which provides a crucial source of exercise and stimulation, where the young people can interact with one another.
The trim trail will consist of exercise and play stations, for example timber swings, tyre hopscotch, monkey bars and rocking logs. The sensory garden will be a project undertaken in partnership with the young people, which will see a variety of flowers planted, creating a calm and peaceful area for the young people to sit in.
You can help this project become reality by making a donation today. Simply visit the our Great Outdoors project JustGiving page.