Grant applications open for local Intergenerational Linking projects in England

We’re thrilled to announce that up to 10 grants of up to £31,000 are available from The Dunhill Medical Trust to create an intergenerational linking project in your area of England, as part of the national initiative Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking. Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking is an exciting national

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Join our webinar – intergenerational linking between young people and older people living in care homes

Are you interested in intergenerational work and the exciting possibilities of linking young and older people together? On Wednesday 7th October 4-5:30pm we’re hosting a free webinar all about our Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking Project, linking young people from schools and youth organisations with older people living in care homes across England. We’ll

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Hounslow Mayor launches ‘Gift a Geranium’ campaign at Atfield House

We’re delighted that, inspired by our #GeraniumJoy campaign, the Mayor of Hounslow, Councillor Tony Louki, is calling on his local Hounslow community to ‘Gift a Geranium’ to a nearby care home, “to acknowledge the hard work all care home staff have been doing over the last few months and still continue to do so.” Many

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CMM article: community engagement during COVID-19

We’re delighted that the June 2020 edition of the Care Management Matters (CMM) e-book features an article from My Home Life England and Care Home FaNs about the impact of COVID-19 on community engagement, and how the community and care homes can still come together at this challenging time, despite the restrictions and social distancing.

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Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking Project

My Home Life England is delighted to announce that it is partnering with The Linking Network in an exciting £1M project to promote young people’s engagement with care homes for older people, through MHL and TLN’s Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking Project. The project is being funded by The Dunhill Medical Trust and

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Sign up today & receive a FREE ‘Goody Pack’!

Why not sign up with Care Home FaNs today and receive a Free ‘Goody Pack’ ? Our Care Home FaNs pack is filled with the little things you might find helpful in getting you started in engaging your community with your care home.To access your Free pack, sign up below and ensure you leave us your postal address. For more than one

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My Care Home Fans

We’ve launched!

Welcome to Care Home Friends and Neighbours website! My Home Life (MHL) has partnered with the National Activities provider Association (NAPA) to produce a fantastic initiative called Care Home FaNs. FaNs offers free support and guidance to care homes on how to further develop your community engagement links. Follow our easy three step guides and

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Dipping into Connie’s Past

Care home resident Connie aged 87 has been splashing out in Wales by revisiting her lifelong love of swimming. Pen-Coed residential home has been working hard to support its resident’s to rediscover their hobbies and interests they took part in before moving into a care home. Shani senior staff member told my home life ‘seeing

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