BIG ISSUE: INTERGENERATIONAL CARE
The co-location of nurseries and care homes is becoming increasingly popular in the UK. We look at the thinking behind intergenerational care, the latest developments and examples of best practice.
A new lottery-funded programme aims to connect people of all ages and tackle loneliness and unhealthy eating.
Gabriella Jozwiak asks how settings can make sure they don’t discriminate against older or younger members of staff, and they encourage intergenerational understanding...
A new report recommends all nurseries and schools link with care homes to improve children’s educational attainment.
A series of free workshops has been launched to encourage more intergenerational experiences.
Social enterprise United for All Ages (UfAA) and care home operator Millennium Care are working together on a £12m intergenerational development, which is hoped...
Think-tank United for All Ages has set up a crowdfunding campaign to support the development of 500 intergenerational centres over the next five years.
Ofsted has issued new guidance to inspectors on registering and inspecting sites shared by childcare and eldercare services.
A new intergenerational scheme has launched, helping young children and elderly people to learn languages together.
Intergenerational co-location is the way forward in developing early years practice to meet the needs of young children and the elderly today. Lorraine George explains...
A new report has called for the introduction of 500 intergenerational shared sites to unite young and old people and counter ‘age apartheid’.
The health minister's support for intergenerational care is a welcome boost for this growing movement, says Stephen Burke of United for All Ages