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The outcomes & impact of Intergenerational Linking: what our research project tells us about linking schools & care homes

We held a national webinar to share our findings from the project, as well as a link to our full research report and free resources. Care Home FaNs: Intergenerational Linking was a...
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Intergenerational Linking videos from Sefton, Bury & Leicester

Younger and older people have come together in lots of different, creative ways and there have been some really special moments of connection and wonderful friendships formed. Watch these videos from 3...
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The Linking Network reach 29 intergenerational links!

The Linking Network (TLN) in Bradford was one of the first two organisations to take part in Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking (alongside Alive Activities in Bristol), creating intergenerational links...
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New toolkit supporting positive working relationships – released by My Home Life England and NAPA

About the toolkit The toolkit is free to access. It focuses on positive practice, building on what already works well and finding new ways to work towards shared goals. It has been...
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Intergenerational Linking: Spotlight on Leeds project, led by Development Education Centre (DEC)

Children took part in a carousel of activities designed to get them thinking about older people, their childhoods and the lives they may have lived. They were invited to play with Meccano,...
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Hundreds sign-up to our ‘Become a Care Home Friend’ Intergenerational Challenge!

We’ve been absolutely blown away by the take-up! We’ve had over 220 sign-ups across England, including primary, secondary and SEN schools, youth groups, home-schooled children and children taking part with their parents....
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My Home Life England and NAPA release a new toolkit supporting positive working relationships

My Home Life England and NAPA have jointly released a new toolkit focused on enabling Activity Providers and Care Home Leaders to work well together in order to enhance wellbeing and community...
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Become A Care Home Friend – Intergenerational Challenge

Welcome to our 10 week intergenerational challenge for young people! It aims to get more young people connecting with older people living in care homes through a series of fun activities. Through...
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Intergenerational Linking: Spotlight on One Good Turn led by Alive in Bristol

    In Summer 2021, Alive launched the Maps of Memory initiative, ‘exploring Bristol across the generations.’ Young people across Bristol have been exploring local places of special significance to older people...
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Event: supporting positive relationships between managers and activity providers

We are really pleased to be working with NAPA on a project to support activity providers and care home managers. We’re gathering positive practice examples from managers and activity providers that describe...
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