To bring health and horticulture closer together so that many more people achieve positive outcomes through Social & Therapeutic Horticulture.
Gardening is actively encouraged as part of personal health and wellbeing management and Social & Therapeutic Horticulture (STH) services are available wherever you live.
We improve health and wellbeing, reduce isolation and
loneliness, increase a sense of occupation and enjoyment, making people's lives
more satisfying; in doing so we contribute positively to health and social care
Our priority outcomes for the next 5 years are:
GROW OUR SECTOR
STH sector is recognised as part of the health & social care landscape.
Working collaboratively at the local, regional and national levels, the STH/Green Care sector plays a clear role in connecting communities to their local green spaces, improving health outcomes and reducing health inequalities, and in delivering measurable savings for the NHS and social care sectors.
GROW OUR IMPACT
STH is recognised as providing genuine positive impact.
Thrive can make a national-scale impact on health and wellbeing through delivery of STH programmes and a digital information service, and using our knowledge and expertise to enable others to deliver STH.
1 million people per year are accessing our services and seeing a positive impact on their physical or mental health by 2030.
GROW OUR ORGANISATION SUSTAINABILITY
Thrive has a sustainable operating model.
Achieved through an engaged and effective workforce, effective use of our assets (land & investments) and infrastructure (including facilities, data and digital tools), maximising revenue from our assets and ensuring that our spending is aligned with income.