My Home Life

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

Current activities

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In England, My Home Life has three core work streams:

Research

We work with the care home sector to pilot and test new ways of working and share the lessons learnt. Find out more.

Enterprise

We deliver local packages of engagement and support to enhance leadership and encourage quality improvement. Find out more.

Social action

We engage nationally and locally with policy makers, practitioners, care homes and the public to take forward a shared vision for quality of life. Find out more.

Across all our work streams:

  • we identify and share best practice
  • we highlight the importance of relationships
  • we focus on being appreciative
  • we work with and for care homes to make a difference

You can find examples of some of our current activities, along with information for how you can find out more, and get involved. Click on the links above for details of our Research, Enterprise and Social action activities.

Our Blog

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"A networking day in our care home"

Our home held an older persons services information drop in afternoon in which we invited in local organisations and support groups to discuss services available to older people in the area and opened the event to members of the public. We held the event in our home to provide a relaxed, comfortable space for people […]

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"Moving to a care home – what matters to you?"

I remember talking to one of our prospective residents at one of our care homes telling me about her “life of ever decreasing boxes” as she put it. From a large family property to a downsized house once her children had left home, then to a small warden controlled flat and now to one room […]

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