My Home Life

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

Associated research

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In this section you can read some of the research reports which make up the evidence base for the best practice vision of My Home Life. Other reports the MHL team have collaborated on, and which provide evidence of the efficacy of the MHL approach are also included in this section.

In 2006, more than 60 academics from across the UK worked together on a review of the literature on good quality of life in care homes. The evidence brought together in this review went on to form the basis of the My Home Life vision and the work we are still doing to make this vision a reality. Click on ‘My Home Life Literature Review’ to download a full copy of the review and the report which analyses its findings, along with an executive summary.

You may also be interested in research information from the MHL Scotland website.

My Home Life Literature Review

Collaborative research

Research on My Home Life

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"Keep stress away this Summer!"

Do you want to stay cool as a cucumber this Summer? MHL have spoken with Milton Keynes Care Home managers who have shared their top tips of how to keep stress away this summer! Why not try and see for yourself?   Leave work on time!         Help your team to ‘keep their plates […]

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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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