Dr. Garuth Chalfont

Therapeutic Nature Design and Consulting

Mail: garuth@chalfontdesign.com

C4AR Lancaster University - Town & Gown Event 7th September 2017
One of a series of presentations held at the Lancaster Town Hall as part of the Centre for Ageing Research.
Dr. Chalfont on FM KITAQ in Kitakyushu, Japan, April 24th 2015

Dr. Chalfont on ITV

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International Congress on Dementia Friendly Architecture and Design - Bussum, the Netherlands, 10 April 2013


Interview in medAmbiente by Mathias Ehrler
Feb 2011- (pdf)
Interview in demenz das magazin by Peter Wißmann
of Demenz Support Stuttgart
Apr 2010 - (pdf)

About Dr. Chalfont

Dr Garuth Chalfont, is a leading practitioner in the art and science of healing gardens, therapeutic spaces, and dementia gardens that incorporate the natural world into the healing process. He designs and builds engaging outdoor spaces in dementia care environments. Hands-on training workshops facilitate their active and enjoyable use by residents, staff and families. At Lancaster University, Faculty of Health and Medicine, Centre for Ageing Research his focus is multimodal non-pharmacological contributions to secondary dementia prevention. He explores the benefits of the natural world for holistic health (mind-body-soul). This includes researching the nature gardens he has designed in the UK. Dementia Beat Camp (Facebook page) and the Dementia Pioneers (local activist group) interpret and promote the evidence gained through his research into culturally relevant lifestyle change.


Flat 1, The Old Rectory
Rectory Gardens
Lancaster LA2 0ED
United Kingdom
garuth @ chalfontdesign.com