How can we help older people in care homes stay connected with local young people?
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How can we help older people in care homes stay connected with local young people?

Hazel Heath Independent nurse consultant

Activities such as cooking and growing plants help relationships develop between the generations

Older people connecting with children is one of the most natural and beautiful of human interactions. A variety of methods for creating intergenerational connections with older people living in care homes have been highlighted in the national media (Hockaday 2017, McAlees 2017, Weale 2017).

Nursing Older People. 30, 1,19-19. doi: 10.7748/nop.30.1.19.s18

Published in print: 29 January 2018