My Home Life

Our vision is a world where all care homes for older people are great places to live, die, visit and work.

About us

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My Home Life is a UK-wide initiative that promotes quality of life and delivers positive change in care homes for older people.

We work with care homes, statutory bodies, community organisations and others to co-create new ways of working to better meet the needs of older people, relatives and staff.

Our vision is a world where care homes are great places to live, die, visit and work; where care homes are:

  • Supported to deliver to their potential
  • Valued and trusted by those who work with them
  • Cherished by their local communities

My Home Life is supported by all the national providers of residential care and the Relatives and Residents Association.

For more information about the evidence that underpins our vision and work, visit the Good Practice section.

Our Blog

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"Greeting residents in their first language"

We are proud to offer a home that strengthens the cultural identity of residents, relatives and staff. We found that simply greeting someone or understanding an expression of discomfort in Welsh can make a huge difference to the resident’s care. We offer Welsh activities, entertainment, conversation and literature for the residents on themes of: food, […]

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"Personalising our home – pictures and corkboards"

We have been looking at different ways that we can improve our care home and our relationships with our residents – we are always asking ourselves: ‘how can we put more effort into the residents and their lives?’  There are always the same old struggles but what can we do and what new ideas can […]

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