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Added July 1, 2008 3:08 PM

Healing Garden

The Healing Garden has been a vision since 2004, but now it's a place for therapy - mentally and physically - that can get patients on their road to recovery.  The Garden was originally designed with a focus on dementia - strengthening the mind. Circular pathways ensure those visiting the garden don't get lost, elements like a Vintage Truck, a wind mill and a water pump can stimulate memory enhancement.  Amy Thiesse, Director of Nursing, explains, “It was originally designed four our dementia unit but also recognizing that with our connecting hospital and our huge out patients therapy department to really bring everybody into this Garden.”  It's called the healing garden because it truly does just that, especially for patient Carolyn Knapp.  “I think it's a wonderful addition to the hospital and nursing home,” says Knapp.  Knapp has multiple sclerosis, and has been a patient in Vermillion off and on for 6 weeks.
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