We’re calling on the community not to forget their local care home! Although many homes are understandably shut to visitors, there are still many ways in which your local community can make a difference. We’ve heard many heart-warming stories of kind and thoughtful donations. The community wants to help – but they don’t always know how. Let them know what would be beneficial to you!

We’ve developed some resources you can download to help you reach out to your local community:

The above Word documents can all be edited to match your specific requests. You can either use our suggested acts of kindness, or think of your own! Don’t forget to add contact details.

Here are some other resources (tried and tested by care homes) to help build on your community connections:

Welcome pack 

These resources are designed to help you make friendly approaches to individuals or organisations that you’d like to connect with. Click on the links and download your own copy of each file.

These are currently the only authorised FaNs documents that can be used, additional documents will be added in the future. If you have requirements for new materials not currently available please contact the Mackman Group.

The 3 steps

Digital Pack – All 3 steps and prompt cards

Quick guides

Useful ideas to help you succeed:

Our quick guides are stuffed with hints, tips and answers.

My Home Life Magazine

Download a back issue of the My Home Life magazine which highlighted community engagement.

Care Home FaNs North West London

More to come soon…