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Meet Dr Ali Somers – our new Research Fellow for Intergenerational Linking

Hello! I am thrilled to join Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking. As someone who is passionate about all things intergenerational, I think this project presents a meaningful opportunity to spark engagement between care homes and children across England, at a time when we will really need this connection most. The organisations we are […]

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EMBED-Care: My Home Life England linked research

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Professor Janet Anderson, Research Lead within the My Home Life England team, is working with other partners on a new research project that aims to develop new ways to improve end of life care for people dying with or from dementia (at any stage of dementia) and their carers in care homes. The ‘Empowering Better […]

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We’re recruiting a part-time Research Fellow for our Intergenerational Linking project

We’re recruiting for a Part-time Research Fellow to work on the appreciative action project, Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking, for 24 months. The project is linking young people aged 5-14 from school and youth organisations, with older people living in care homes. The aim of this project is to adopt an appreciative action […]

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Best Practice in Care Environments: Seeing People in Later Life as Individuals, Not as Conditions

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Professor of Nursing at City, University of London and executive director of My Home Life, Julienne Meyer is passionate about best practice in care environments. In this article Julienne speaks about the importance of relationships of all kinds in the care space – and the positive power of involving people in their own care decisions. […]

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