Rothiemay Playgroup and Balhousie Care Home in Huntly, have enjoyed a close relationship for a number of years. This intergenerational link is maintained through monthly visits between children and residents which help to maintain the meaningful cross age relationships.
Since the visits began we have seen increased confidence, patience and understanding from the children who regularly attend. For some of the children it has filled a void for those who either do not have grandparents close by or available to them.
On Monday 18th November we all welcomed David Low the Critter Keeper to the Balhousie Care Home with his menagerie of exotic and furry friends.
Here are some of our pictures from the day.
Discover more about the many benefits of intergenerational working across the ages in the ‘Bringing Generations Together’ document from the Care Inspectorate. Click here to access.
Rothiemay Playgroup is a registered charity. We are a small Playgroup and rely on a busy fundraising calendar and sponsorship events within the community so that we are able to offer a wide and varied approach to the Early Years. If you would like any more information or like to know how you can support us please get in touch at [email protected]