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Giving children a voice in the family
We know that if children grow up in a healthy emotional environment they are less prone to experiencing mental health issues as teenagers, are more able to cope with challenging life situations and are more likely to have rich, productive and professional lives as adults. Preparing children emotionally for the world is as important as teaching them to read and write. Uplifting Australia is a not for profit with a mission to improve the emotional wellbeing and resilience of children and families across Australia. We work with Schools, Corporates and other community bodies with programs that give children between the ages of 6-12 a voice in the family. Our Family Reflection Circles are renowned for creating and embedding an inclusive culture within a family environment. We do this by connecting, empowering and inspiring children to talk and listen in a meaningful way as part of the family during the challenging and often lost years of their lives leading them to become more confident a
11 January 2017 by geoff-stalley

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Reverse mentoring in nursing homes
Residential and Care Centre Humanities, a Dutch nursing home, has established a programme providing free rent to university students in exchange for 30 hours a month of their time with their aged residents. The programme has meant students in their early twenties sharing lives with residents in their eighties and nineties. As part of their volunteer agreement, the students also spend time teaching residents new skills ? like how to email and use social media.
8 January 2017 by lynnwood

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Ingenious Coat to help the Homeless
15 December 2016 by mystery-shopp...

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A water tap for monkeys
19 October 2016 by IdeaSpies

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23 August 2016 by IdeaSpies