Now the Copenhagen care home residents begin to rejoice. The City of Copenhagen follows the lead of the city of Aarhus and introduces the successful “visit baby scheme” in care homes.
Read the full article (in Danish) here: Visiting Babies introduced in Copenhagen care homes
Scheme for baby visits to the care home in Aarhus has emerged as a ‘resounding success’
There is just something that happens when a baby visits the care home. It creates joy that parents come by with a little optimistic miracle that the elderly may be allowed to hold and interact with.
This is what has happened in Aarhus, and why the municipality started introducing the initiative in all of their care homes a year ago. Aarhus calls the initiative ‘visiting babies’. And the system has emerged as something of a success.
Now follow the City of Copenhagen follows.