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Published on 10 January 2014 04:30 PM

Nursing and residential care homes in Wales can apply for grants to run new projects that encourage dignity and respect for residents.

The programme is offering awards of up to £10,000 for projects that can also demonstrate a relationship-centred approach and evidence-based practice.

John Moore, Manager of the My Home Life Cymru Programme at Age Cymru says:

“Dignity and respect are two basic requirements for anyone to maintain a good quality of life whilst living in a nursing or residential care home.

"We want to fund innovative projects that promote dignity and respect for care home residents and support the My Home Life Cymru ethos of relationship-centred care and evidence-based practice."

Nursing or allied care professionals working in a residential care home in Wales or care home managers in Wales can apply to the Burdett Trust and Age Cymru Grant Programme.

Grants of up to £10,000 are available - the closing date for applications is 7 February 2014.

Projects need to start by April 2014 and can take up to 12 months for completion.

For further information please visit the Burdett Trust and Age Cymru Grant Programme web page.

For more information: Call Age Cymru Advice: 08000 223 444