Age-Friendly Update

The Inside-Outside project, run by Caerphilly Over 50 and sponsored by the National Lottery, has reached an outstanding milestone.

Care Home residents using VR headsets

Inside-Outside Virtual Reality Project

This article describes how Caerphilly Over 50 developed an eclectic portfolio of 25, 360-degree Virtual Reality videos for Care Home residents. The article showcases the residents’ testimony, illustrating their enjoyment of the videos and the development of an interactive environment to enhance the experience.

Images depicting Age-Friendly groups and Caerphilly Age-Friendly Icon

Search for Coproduction

Search for coproduction reviews the Welsh requirements for coproduction and involvement. An analysis by Bing AI could not find relevant published policies on council websites.

Age and Community

The ‘Age; in Age-Friendly is inclusive of everybody. It does not describe an older demographic. The entire community is involved in Age-Friendly Communities.

Age-Friendly reimagined

An introduction to the renewed programme of Age-Friendly Communities. The Welsh Government’s latest strategy for older people supports this .

Care Home residents using virtual reality headsets.

Dementia Action Week

Caerphilly Over 50 “Inside – Outside” Virtuality project celebrates Dementia Action Week in Min Y Mynydd Care Home.

Virtual Reality headset

Virtual Reality Videos

How our Virtual Reality project, “Inside – Outside”, started. They provide the opportunity for Care Home residents to explore the world outside the Care Home.

Elvis Tribute Act

CJ Horton performed his ‘Elvis’ Tribute Act in Ty Penallts during the Covid pandemic. We filmed the performance for our ‘Inside-Outside’ Virtual Reality project to take into Care Homes.

Poetry Together

Gyles Brandreth conceived the idea of Poetry Together. This article tells the story of Trafalgar Park Care Home and Lewis School and how they enjoyed poetry together.