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An interview with our founder and CEO, Adele

An interview with our founder and CEO, Adele

We caught up with GrandNanny founder and CEO, Adele Aitchison, to find out what made her change career from Advertising to building a tech-enabled childcare service. And why she is passionate about building a more age diverse workplace to combat Ageism in our society...

Get Paid to Grandparent

Get Paid to Grandparent

Are you caring and compassionate? Do you love being around children? Whether you are over 50 and looking to change career or retired and looking for a part-time job .  Why not get paid to be a Grandparent by signing up to be a mature Childcarer with GrandNanny....

Origins of Intergenerational Care

Origins of Intergenerational Care

GrandNanny is UK’s first intergenerational childcare service. However, the concept of intergenerational care is not a contemporary innovation. Intergenerational care can be defined as “planned ongoing activities that purposefully bring together different generations...

Talking to GrandNannies: Meet Laura

Talking to GrandNannies: Meet Laura

Meet Laura. As a former primary school Teaching Assistant, experienced Nanny, and SEN Specialist, Laura has always been passionate about childcare. Her extensive personal and professional experience looking after children inspired her decision to turn her hand towards...

GrandNanny believes the future of childcare is intergenerational

GrandNanny believes the future of childcare is intergenerational

What are the benefits of fostering relationships between the generations? Studies show children benefit from improved social skills, age empathy, raised attainment and an improved ability to solve tough issues. Older adults show improved physical and mental health.

Working parents need flexible childcare

Working parents need flexible childcare

  The future of working has been emphatically changed by the Covid-19 global pandemic. The question has been answered, yes people can work remotely and still be productive. However, on the flip side, we have also recognised the need for regular social...

How to conduct a nanny interview and the questions to ask

How to conduct a nanny interview and the questions to ask

When it comes to hiring someone to look after your children, there's no such thing as being too cautious. Seeking out a nanny for your family can feel overwhelming, so we've rounded up some questions you should be asking your future GrandNanny. There are three main...

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