Tag: Older

Volunteer Interaction

Care Home Volunteers Befriending Now Being Delivered by Post

Despite the majority of Care Homes now being closed to visitors, Care Home Volunteers’ amazing befrienders are still managing to keep in touch with residents by writing cards and postcards, bringing much cheer, news and continued contact. Care Home Volunteers’ usually spend one-to-one time visiting the most socially isolated residents in local care homes, offering…
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‘It’s like being reborn’: inside the care home opening its doors to toddlers

Who says the young and the older generation have nothing in common! Intergenerational activity is so important and has great benefits for all involved. Isn’t it fantastic? It’s the highlight of my week” says 89-year-old Fay Garcia, while bouncing baby Sasha on her knee. “It’s like being reborn.”   Read more here.