Re Union Canal Experience

Organisation : NHS Lothian, REAS
Grant Amount : £ 9,520

The proposed project will be a partnership between the Re-union Canal Barge Project and the forensic occupational therapists at the REH. The project will be for patients in the forensic services.The project aims to provide patients from the forensic services with the opportunity to attend a certificated course in community boat handling.This project will provide a unique volunteering opportunity for individuals who experience serious and complex mental health problems with a forensic history. It will provide them with opportunities to lead a more active lifestyle, meet others from an non hospital environment and support them to participate in community activities.