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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"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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"I get to listen to interesting stories about the residents’ lives and my eyes have been opened up to a completely different lifestyle to my own"

Student Hubs is a national organisation which supports students to tackle social challenges, learn about issues and connect with each other. The Bristol Hub, which supports the students of the University of Bristol, has been collaborating with My Home Life as they work towards creating stronger relationships with care homes in the south west of England. Bristol Hub has created […]

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