Perennial’s Health and Wellbeing platform and app aims to support those working in horticulture

The National Garden Scheme has been supporting the work of Perennial since 1986, funding the charity’s caseworkers to help people working in horticultural deal with issues relating to their work, finances and health. This January, Perennial is reminding people who work in horticulture of their free Health and Wellbeing platform and app which provides further advice and support for mental health, fitness and nutrition for all those who work, or have worked, with plants, trees, grass or flowers and their families. For people in this type of work, a good level of physical and mental fitness is necessary so it’s important for them to keep their health and wellbeing in top condition.

Hundreds of people are already benefiting from the platform and app which is packed full of guidance, tools and tailored insights, created by experts, to help with the body, mind and life. There is something for everyone to explore whether you have a healthy lifestyle already or want to create one. Popular articles and paths include: Stay mobile – stay flexible, The stress boat, Looking after your emotional wellbeing and Snack smart. New content is added regularly to keep people coming back for more rewarding recipes, fitness plans, exercises, articles, podcasts, meditations and eLearning modules.

Perennial’s Director of Services, Julia Hayne, says: “We’re delighted to know the platform and app is enhancing people’s health and wellbeing. Having a free service like this is really valuable right now and we’re keen to share it with everyone in horticulture and their families. So, if you’re enjoying it, please tell your colleagues and workmates and if you’ve yet to benefit, please do sign-up. Content is added all the time so there’s plenty to keep you going throughout the year.”

Take a look and see what’s there to share at perennial.org.uk/wellbeing
To download the app from Google Play or the App Store search ‘Spectrum.Life’. Use the Organisational code ‘well’.

Perennial’s Health and Wellbeing platform and app is provided in partnership with Spectrum Life.

For more about the National Garden Scheme and Perennial click here


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