Resources: Family & Early Years
Debate on the subject of Intergenerational work - MSP Christine Grahame: Generations Working Together —That the Parliament notes the innovative collaboration between Newbyres Village and Newbyres Nursery in Gorebridge, where children visit older residents on a weekly basis; considers that this is to the mutual benefit of the children and the older residents; understands that, on these visits, the children paint with the residents, are told stories, plant sunflowers, are taught nursery rhymes and play hilarious games, which assist hand and eye co-ordination of both young and old; congratulates the charity,
This report details research on access to outdoor recreation for older people. In particular it looks at barriers to access and recommends potential solutions.
is a report of a conference that took place in Glasgow in 2011. This was part of the Victims and Community confidence workstream of the Scottish Government’s partnership framework “Preventing offending by young people framework for action”.
A report from YouthLink Scotland on intergenerational practice within the youth work sector.
A resource pack for use with upper primary and lower secondary children to increase their understanding of dementia.
Family structures and intergenerational transfers of learning: changes and challenges
Intergenerational Landed Learning Project
Registered charities whose activities support and encourage the family to work as a cohesive unit in tackling problems that face one or more of its members can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £5,000.
Manifesto for Age Friendly Museums
A guide to Community-based Intergenerational Initiatives in Europe
The Royal Blind Learning Hub provides teacher training, educational resources, advice and workshops to teachers and other education professionals working with visually impaired children and young people.
An intergenerational project for people living with dementia and young children.
STV news report on Newbyres Nursery Intergenerational Project
The Family Rights Group
The Grandparents Association
Unlocking our Potential: Older People - A Key to Scotland's Future?
Walk in our Shoes, Act on our Issues' is a resource pack which will help you to identify barriers to older people's inclusion in your neighbourhood, and to get support from local decision makers for removing these barriers.