My Home Life

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

Working across four nations

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Across the UK there are teams working in each nation to deliver the shared My Home Life vision – of a world where care homes are great places to live, work, visit and die.

Given the differences in the social care, political and policy systems between the nations of the United Kingdom, having separate teams is vital. Each team works directly with their own relevant stakeholders.

The four nations continually share knowledge and experiences across borders and work together on UK-wide initiatives. This website (myhomelife.org.uk) houses information on MHL UK, and MHL activities in England. You can visit the MHL Scotland and Cymru (Wales) websites using the links on the map below:

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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