What our FaNs say about their experience of volunteering and what care homes and others say about the impact of FaNs
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How we scale up FaNs via the WWL initiative
FaNs WWL spreads to Bristol/the South West
The children are learning so much and we've noticed a real change in the residents since our first visit
Reciprocal benefits of intergenerational relationships and FaNs activities
We just love how this simple project has brought the community into our home, as without it, we'd just be a building on the street. Now we're part of something bigger.
The impact and health benefits of Colchester Up on residents
This simple idea does wonders for the mental health of our residents
A Care Home Activity Coordinator talks about the impact of hosting a FaNs 'Bake-off' Competition
Becoming a FaN has been one of the best things I've done!
Catherine rises to the challenge of working with older people as a FaNs Volunteer and becoming a Wish Collector.
FaNs involvement positively impacts Care Home CQC Inspection
Thank you received from Southminster Care Home
I had the most amazing time with my new friend talking about our shared love of this wonderful sport and his fond memories
Tommy and Michael talk boxing
School visits where the children produce work in line with our current theme
Engagement from all parties has been inspirational
We visit twice a month and the children call it the “Grandma and Grandad’s house”
The intergenerational experience of FaNs - benefits for residents and young children
We go every week and cause lots of mess!
Read how this organisation benefits from a weekly link with a local Care Home
It was an hour of our lives
This mother & son granted a wish and found pleasure in spending one hour making someone's day!
Gain confidence by volunteering
Read how one of our original volunteers gained confidence to return to employment
I thought, 'I could do that!'
Please take a moment to read this wonderful account received from FaNs who granted a wish from our Essex FaNs #wishingwashingline