7th February 2021

It’s time to share some wonderful news…the intergenerational Childminders programme that I developed in partnership with Warberries Care Home in Torquay has been awarded the 2020 Best Inclusive Practice Nursery World Award. This co-located intergenerational programme with Childminders is the first in the UK and has only come about through great partnership working and everyone […]

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6th December 2020

Hi, I just wanted to share some exciting news…my book ‘Growing Together’ is now available to purchase in America. If you have a wonky table that needs exactly the right book to wedge under the leg then this is the one or alternatively if you are looking for intergenerational activities for young children and seniors […]

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23rd September 2020

We are excited in Torbay that the children cared for by the Intergenerational Childminders that are usually based in Warberries Care Home Torquay have contributed pictures to the exhibition for Arts in Care Home Day. They are also planning some window waves to their elderly friends. This will kick off the intergenerational reconnection programme in […]

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26th August 2020: Rebuilding bridges

Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic there had been a real growth in the practice of intergenerational learning, with many early years providers developing beneficial partnerships with elder care settings in their community. Then came Covid19 and everything stopped. To enable children to continue their relationships with their elderly friends it’s very important that we re-evaluate […]

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22nd July 2019: Intergenerational Sports Day at Bethesda Care Home

Intergenerational Sports Day at Bethesda Care Home A fun packed day intergenerational sports day recently took place with early years children, looked after by local childminders, and residents of the Bethesda Care Home in Torquay. Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, Cllr Cordelia Law, said: “This was a great day and is a great example of […]

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