Across the UK and internationally, individuals in care homes, in the community and across wider agencies are actively making a difference to the lives of those living, dying, working and visiting care homes… Let us know what you are doing so that we can share and inspire others!
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Amanda Leitch in Northern Ireland downloaded the our materials and used them to develop quality of life action plans in her care home with huge impact.
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Sara Young, a care home manager from Wiltshire, spoke of the empowering effect of the My Home life Action Learning Sets for managers which enable “already passionate people to gain the management skills to change cultures in their care homes.”
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We’d like to profile the good news stories so that more people can see the vital role that care homes are playing. Click here to go share your story.
Care home manager Carole McNamara introduced the notion of ‘simple pleasures’ in 2012 at Glendale lodge. When staff complained of pain in their shoulders from the stress and physical hard work of caring, she hired a weekly masseur. Now staff ask residents and relatives what matters most to them.