My Home Life

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

Resources library

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Below you’ll find a list of all the resources we’ve developed and distributed to the care home sector. Any requests for resources you’d like to see in future – drop us a line.

You can find further resources on the MHL Scotland and MHL Cymru (including resources in Welsh) websites.

Don’t forget to check out our Video library – videos on lots of topics, good for meetings, training sessions or just to get you inspired!

Bulletins for Care Home Staff

Posters

10 year anniversary of MHL briefings

My Home Life toolkit resources

Tools to support conversations

Tools to support feedback

Tools to support care homes connecting with the community

Resources developed by members of the MHL Movement

Activities in Care Homes

Quality of Life in Care Homes Literature Review

Research briefings on best practice themes

Good practice guides - MHL Cymru

Research on My Home Life

Collaborative Research

My Home Life London resources

The Big Care Home Conversation

Our Blog

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"Involving residents in staff recruitment"

Kindness is the most important attribute. We recently advertised a new post for an Activities Coordinator. One of our residents, Bella Watkins was asked if she would like to sit on the interview panel, she was delighted to be asked and agreed straight away! Bella received a copy of the interview questions prior to the […]

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"Improving quality of life – a relative’s story"

I saw my Aunt’s frown disappear! Around five years after my aunt was diagnosed with dementia, I gave the social worker the go-ahead to look for a care home, he told me about a very good one, fairly local to where my aunt was living and run by the faith community that she was an […]

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