Resources: Family & Early Years
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.
The story of Apples and Honey Nightingale CIC nursery
Bringing Generations Together highlights some great examples of intergenerational practice from care services across Scotland highlighting the benefits of bringing people together from different generations.
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
In spring 2018 children from primary schools in Renfrewshire began to visit elderly residents of local care homes on a weekly basis.
What happens when a 96 year old and a 4 year old become friends? Laura Haggarty, Care About Physical Activity advisor tell us.
An ongoing initiative between Solas Day Centre and An Cotan Nursery bringing together those living with Dementia with pre-school children.
A resource for early years and childcare practitioners who wish to create and develop best practice in their intergenerational work.
A resource for early years and childcare practitioners who wish to create and develop best practice in their intergenerational work (copy in larger black text)
Intergenerational Landed Learning Project
Making Bridges with Music (MBWM) was an intergenerational pilot intervention that worked with participants from 5 months to 100 years of age in 3 care homes in the Torbay area of the South West of England.
Manifesto for Age Friendly Museums
A study into the impact on the well-being of elderly residents.
ORPEA Meco is a project in Spain that brings younger and older people together. It is an example of intergenerational work in practice.
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.
Spanish edition of 'Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds'
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.