How the Power of Intergenerational Friendships Can Enhance the Lives of Those Residing in Care Homes

Neil Gandecha, Estate Manager at Foxholes Care Home (www.foxholescarehome.com) 31 August 2021 writes…

It’s no secret that the health and social care sector has been disrupted immeasurably throughout an unprecedented 18 months. Such a testing and unparalleled period has certainly heightened our sense of grief and, at times, seen us lose touch with reality. From this, we have learnt just how important it is that we remain connected with society as humanly as possible.

Age segregation has gradually become the norm in the UK today. Our communities and activities have become divided by age. Young people are in schools and older people typically reside in care homes, whilst young and middle-aged adults tend to cluster at offices and work sites. As a result, there is….read the blog in full at…

The Carer source: https://thecareruk.com/how-the-power-of-intergenerational-friendships-can-enhance-the-lives-of-those-residing-in-care-homes/

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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