As the representatives of the Forget For a Moment Foundation, we anticipate that over the next decade, we will convince at least 10 Canadian hospitals, nursing homes and long-term care facilities to systematically include natural spaces in their buildings.
Patients and residents in institutional settings, as well as their families and caregivers, will use these spaces to contemplate the wonders of nature and appreciate its soothing power. This will increase awareness and respect for nature’s calming effects, and thus incite users to want to protect the environment.
Work with stakeholders in the health, nursing home and long-term care sectors to introduce the concept of green spaces in these living environments, with a view to enhancing quality of life.
Engage the institutional, professional, and private sectors to increase, plan for, develop and apply the financial resources needed to carry out its new community projects.
Ensure its own survival by making its expanded service offering known to its target clientele and by formalizing certain organizational functions to engage donors, health authorities and volunteers.
We always strive to operate by our fundamental values.
Our goal is to ensure better quality of life by using nature to capture people’s attention and promote an exchange to alleviate anguish and suffering in our communities.
We want to make the benefits of daily access to nature available to everyone who visits hospitals, health centres and seniors’ residences, as well as those who work in these settings.
We fund leading-edge projects that meet all health standards and are aesthetically appealing.
We are happy to help promote more respect and concern for the environment, because we know that nature is an integral part of our daily lives.
We help raise awareness of nature’s therapeutic benefits to enhance physical and psychological well-being, while also increasing inner joy and calm.
We proudly facilitate innovative projects for the benefit of our communities, patients, elders, and caregivers.
When nature is made accessible by bringing it indoors, patients and residents in institutional settings, along with their families and caregivers, will begin to experience its healing power first-hand.
The Forget For A Moment Foundation believes that this will help develop a new and deeper respect for the healing power of nature and a heightened desire to ensure that nature is protected and respected.
Contact with plants relieves the anxiety and stress associated with physical and mental health problems.
Nature’s presence in the indoor environment supports family caregivers and helps them in their care of their loved ones who need it.
Access to nature in health care centres and residences for seniors provides relaxation to health care workers and other types of workers.
We are very grateful for your support. With your help, we can continue to bring nature indoors to healthcare facilities. Please check your email for a confirmation of your donation.