How design can help care homes to embrace intergenerational living

28 Sep 2021 Article By: Melissa Magee, company director and architect, Carless + Adams

After the last 18 months the benefits offered by intergenerational living need little explanation. The concept of different generations living together, sharing resources, skills and experience can help to build a robust community.

Tackling isolation, providing support and keeping mentally and physically fit are some of the huge benefits that such a way of living can provide, all of which are essential for our elderly’s health and wellbeing.

Read this interesting and practical blog in full…

Source: https://www.carehome.co.uk/news/article.cfm/id/1657052/design-intergenerational-living-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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