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News article Description Source Date
‘Now more than ever we need connection’: joint childcare and aged care to open What do residents and students at a new centre opening at the end of the year have in common? The Age 13/03/2022
Intergenerational program provides ageless connection An intergenerational program aiming to create meaningful relationships and real experiences for aged care residents has been trialled in South Australia. Aged Care Online 13/04/2021
Old People’s Home For 4 Year Olds A new group of older Australians joins a bunch of lively 4-year-olds in a purpose-built play school for fun, games, learning and friendship. ABC 08/03/2021
Young and old to benefit from new childcare centre at Merbein aged care home A childcare centre has just been built in Merbein, near Mildura in north-west Victoria, as part of a new program designed to improve the wellbeing of aged care residents, offer new experiences to children and benefit the wider community. ABC 10/01/2021
Intergenerational care: child’s play benefits young and old! Queensland-based Griffith University is currently conducting a 2-year study on intergenerational care. They have developed two models; one in which an Aged Care Home is situated next to a child day care centre and their premises are shared, the other in which pre-schoolers are transported to an Aged Care Home. CareAbout 12/05/2020
Social Research Project Links Retirees With Kids Building a lovely bond with a grandparent is a wonderful experience not every child gets to have, however, a new project is allowing little ones to do just that. Channel 10 News 12/03/2019
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