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Intergenerational Linking resources – connecting young people with care homes this winter

Do you have or know children looking for fun ways to connect with older people living in care homes this festive season? As part of our Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking project, in partnership with The Linking Network, we’ve created 7 step-by-step resources to encourage young people to connect with older people living in […]

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Stylish scrubs showcased in ‘Scrubbers’ Fashion Show!

The wonderful teams at The Old Vicarage in Bolton and Whitefield House in Bury have shared with us two fantastic videos showing their recent ‘Scrubbers’ Fashion Show and examples of Community Engagement initiatives both before and during COVID-19. We heard the stories behind the videos and how COVID-19 has led them to adapt: “We’ve always […]

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Grant applications open for local Intergenerational Linking projects in England

We’re thrilled to announce that up to 10 grants of up to £31,000 are available from The Dunhill Medical Trust to create an intergenerational linking project in your area of England, as part of the national initiative Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking. Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking is an exciting national […]

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Join our webinar – intergenerational linking between young people and older people living in care homes

Are you interested in intergenerational work and the exciting possibilities of linking young and older people together? On Wednesday 7th October 4-5:30pm we’re hosting a free webinar all about our Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking Project – an exciting national initiative from us at My Home Life England and The Linking Network which is linking young people from schools and youth organisations with […]

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Bring Geranium Joy to care homes!

With some garden centres now re-opening, we’re calling on the community to pick up a plant on their visit (or find one they already have!) and drop it off at their local care home to spread some Geranium Joy! 🌺 Residents are missing visits from loved ones and many are feeling isolated during this pandemic. […]

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