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 andContinue reading “How design can help care homes to embrace intergenerational living”

Is it time for all policy to consider the needs of care leavers?

Posted on July 20, 2021 by Christine Garrington Every policy should take into account the needs of care-leavers, participants at the launch of a major new research report on outcomes from a childhood in care were told. The Nuffield Foundation funded study, which pushes forward the boundaries of knowledge by looking at what happens inContinue reading “Is it time for all policy to consider the needs of care leavers?”

What’s the harm?

Wednesday 16 May 2018 Judy Furnivall, a consultant at CELCIS, talks about the difficult issue of self-harm in residential care and explores the feelings and experiences that lead young people to hurt themselves as well as identifying what support workers need to help young people as sensitively as possible. It’s obvious really, isn’t it? HurtingContinue reading “What’s the harm?”