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Intergenerational Connections in Aged Care – Bringing Community Back Together


Fostering opportunities for intergenerational connection & learning with the Elders of our community, not only between young children and teens, but also young and mid-life aged adults can led to powerful physical, psychosocial and even economic benefits.

In this Webinar, an Intergenerational Advocate & Facilitator will introduce you to key learnings and principles for why and how to use intergenerational connection programs and initiatives as part of a wholistic approach to health and wellbeing in your aged care service.

Outline / Objectives:

Intergenerational connection & learning

  • Understand it’s purpose beyond the feel-good factor
  • Why it hasn’t been valued & why this needs to change
  • Intergenerational programs

- Definition & key elements

- Benefits, challenges and opportunities.

Program Planning & implementation

  • Best practice principles & criteria for success
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Who can be involved? Extending connection beyond programs with kids and teens; Encouraging family engagement
  • Considerations of face to face versus virtual connection

Get Inspired - Stories from successful Australian programs


  • Pre School - Echoes Montessori in Modbury, South Australia
  • Primary - Intergenerational Learning Australia
  • High school - PADSIP ( Positive Ageing Digital Storytelling Intergenerational Program) & STEP (Seniors & Teens Empathy Program)
  • Community – Mercer Volunteering Program

Getting started

  • Top tips from those who have been involved
  • The 4 Ps of Persuasion - Passion, Patience, Perseverance & Purpose
  • Where to for resources and guides

Target Audience: DTs, Leisure / Lifestyle staff, PAG Coordinators, Day Centre Managers / Staff, Managers, Nurses & other interested Health Professionals/staff working in Aged Care Services.

Your registration fee includes: Pre-reading material, Comprehensive Webinar Notes, Post event resources, Certificate of Attendance

NB - To attend this webinar you will need a computer with with video / audio capabilities

For more information, contact Aged and Health Care Education.


9:30am - 12:30pm,
Wednesday 9 November 2022


Aged and Health Care Education

CPD Points Available?

Event Fees?