Re-Union canal experience

Organisation : NHS Lothian
Grant Amount : £ 12,600

A partnership between the Re-union Canal Barge Project, Volunteering Hub Royal Edinburgh Hospital (REH) and rehabilitation/forensic occupational therapists at the REH. The project would be for inpatients in rehabilitation and forensic services. The project aims to provide inpatients with the opportunity to attend a certified course in community boat handling. This project will provide a unique volunteering opportunity for individuals who experience serious and complex mental health problems. It will provide them with opportunities to lead a more active lifestyle and support them to participate in community activities.