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Research on the Design of Old-age Care Community Planning based on Horticultural Therapy

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DOI: 10.23977/ADCS2020025


Yanghao Ting

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Yanghao Ting


Since the 20th century, with the rapid development of urban construction in China, people's livelihood issues have emerged in the society, among which the environmental construction of old-age care communities has become one of the key issues concerned by the government. Horticulture therapy can create a livable material environment for the elderly by utilizing the convalescent effect of natural plant landscape, improve the living conditions of the elderly, and relieve the economic pressure brought by the aging society. In this paper, the development status of horticultural therapy at home and abroad is reviewed, and the unique effect characteristics of horticultural therapy theory are analyzed from the perspective of theoretical basis. Then, by combining the design principles of horticulture therapy with the problems encountered by the elderly in the living environment of the community, the paper finally puts forward the basic strategies of environmental planning of the community for the elderly, hoping that horticulture therapy can be used as a treatment approach to enter the community for the elderly and provide an innovative convalescent environment for the elderly.


Elderly community, Health, Horticultural therapy

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