We held the 1st of 3 training sessions last week as part of our LFT Charitable Trust funded pilot 'Connecting Care Homes and Communities'. The training was attended by a variety of Care Home staff including Managers, Activity therapists, and care /nursing staff focusing on:
The next 2 sessions will cover:
During the training, participants have been sharing their good practice, ideas and hopes for developing intergenerational engagement in their settings. With this new knowledge and confidence, they have also been reaching out to their local schools, churches and youth groups to discuss ways to engage with younger members of the community over the coming months for the benefits of all ages involved.
Our enthusiastic settings are Rose Lodge Lisburn, Phoenix Healthcare Clinic Newtownards and Newcroft Lodge, Holywood.
Watch this space and check out the main page for more updates!