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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"Award winning service shares their learning on how to improve end of life support in care homes"

Blakesley House Nursing home have been working on improving their End of Life (EoL) services for residents. Throughout their strive to be better, they’ve achieved recognition for the second time from the Gold Standard Framework (GSF) Hallmark and have received the GSF Platinum award 2017-2020. Blakesley are among 20 care homes from across England to […]

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"The Baring Foundation’s David Cutler explains the magic happening in Wales"

  Wales has been creating magic with older people living in care homes by using the arts as a platform for engagement and meaningful activity. The cARTrefu project has been supported by My Home Life Cymru to provide training for the artists involved.  David Cutler, Director of the Baring Foundation has created a Blog explaining the work that […]

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