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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"Welcoming children into the care home (with free guide!)"

Over the years we’ve had a relationship with different groups of young people in our care home but we had lost contact with them, so we decided to start to build the links up again. It wasn’t completely straightforward – when we first started to try to find groups to link with some of them […]

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"Sharing decision-making and listening to your community in renovation projects"

I’m the Chief Operating Officer of The Fed– a social care charity which runs many community projects for people of all ages and large residential and nursing home for older people. We took over the home in 2009 and it was clear that the building needed an upgrade. It was a typical 1970’s building, which […]

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