My Home Life

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

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Across the UK, there are hundreds of people working to promote quality of life for older people, relatives and staff in care homes for older people. The My Home Life Movement is growing all the time – and everyone can get involved.

On these pages you can read about the work that’s already going on within the Movement, and get ideas about how you can get involved. You can also sign up to receive practice updates (recommended for care professionals, but open to everyone!) and email newsletters about the work of My Home Life.

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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