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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"Best practice in care environments: Seeing people in later life as individuals, not as conditions."

My Home Life’s very own Professor Julienne Meyer was recently interviewed by Anna Melville James for The Elder Magazine about Best Practice in Care Environments: Seeing People in Later Life as Individuals, Not as Conditions. Julienne is the executive director of My Home Life, she is passionate about best practice in care environments. Julienne spoke […]

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"I asked the children if they would come again to which they replied ,yes!"

Heavy snow, icy roads, and school closures were the outcomes of last week’s storm Emma combined with the Beast from the East. One care home group from Derbyshire met the chilly challenge head on with fantastic outcomes. Sarah Dixon, community relations manager for Ashmere Derbyshire Ltd explained, “Local schools were closed suddenly on the Thursday, with news […]

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