Kissing it Better

KiB is a healthcare charity and training provider, working to end the isolation of old age by bringing the generations together.

Our imaginative healthcare projects make an immediate and lasting difference to the lives of older people. Our teaching and training programmes make our expertise available to everyone.

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The Kissing it Better story

We started KiB in 2009 as a way of sharing hundreds of simple but powerful ideas that make a world of difference to older, vulnerable people in hospitals, care homes and the community.

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News and Updates

June’s song

October 2021

Here’s a story to warm your cockles and light up your day. It’s about an older lady in her eighties who was feeling very low, and a group of KiB students who lifted her up and made her feel special. This kind of connection happens every day during our online Zooms. Join us and really make a difference….

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Volunteer with us!

Kissing it Better’s unique Volunteering from Home scheme lets you gain valuable volunteering experience remotely – perfect for your Duke of Edinburgh’s Award & UCAS statement. Taking part in our programme will also boost your CV and enhance your understanding of the challenges of healthcare.

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What we did during lockdown

August 2021

Since the very first lockdown, we’ve been working hard to make sure that our students could still make a difference to the lives of isolated older people. It’s been a huge challenge, but we’ve learned a lot. Now we’ve made a short film looking back at what we did and how we did it. Thanks to the thousands of young people who who joined in – this film is dedicated to you.

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A brief overview of the training provision

We offer a range of teaching and training courses, developed in partnership with Skills for Health, and accredited and regulated by SfJ Awards.

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Health and Social Care Providers

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Education Providers

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KiB is committed to safeguarding and protecting every person we work with – young and old – and we expect all staff, associates, trustees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Get Involved

KiB is a dynamic organisation and we’d like to work with you. There are many ways to get involved, from becoming a volunteer, to signing up for one of our courses. Everyone we inspire can make a difference – together, we can help make life better for older people everywhere.

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Training

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Contact us

To get in touch with us call or email Jill Fraser:

Press enquiries

Our award-winning intergenerational work has attracted national and international press coverage. Click ‘find out more’ for highlights of print, TV and radio coverage. If you’d like to arrange an interview, contact Jill Fraser 07831 136152

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Our funders

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Logo: The Rank Foundation
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Logo: The Rank Foundation