Improving care homes

This page is dedicated to highlighting ways that care home staff can improve your care home.

Bristol Aging Better - Community Kick Start fund

The Community Kick-Start Fund will allow organisations, groups and individuals to seek up to £2,000 for a new activity that is likely to reduce isolation and loneliness for older people.

We can support payments for goods such as equipment needed to kick-start a new sports or activity project and Services including training, facilitation and room hire for activities that will be delivered within 12 months of the funding being approve.

Love to move

Love to Move is a chair-based age and dementia friendly gymnastics exercise programme, developed by the British Gymnastics Foundation.

Specially designed to get older people moving and functioning better, the programme is proving particularly beneficial for people living with dementia.

Useful contact details for care homes

Useful contacts for care staff can be found in this section.

Care home resources

Resources relevant to the care of older people, for health and social care professionals working in care homes.

Care home training

Training opportunities for health professionals who work with and work in care homes.