The Purple House Wellbeing Program

Dislocated to Alice Springs from their home communities, dialysis patients experienced longing for the traditional remedies used in the bush to remind them of home. Patients and staff of the Purple House in Alice Springs would work together to collect the plants to make up bush balms which patients would share with each other to help cope with the sadness they experienced in being separated from their country and family.

Developing organically from these simple beginnings the Wellbeing Program has grown into a social enterprise incorporating a range of Bush Balm products and workshop


Posted on

May 17, 2016

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