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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"Greeting residents in their first language"

We are proud to offer a home that strengthens the cultural identity of residents, relatives and staff. We found that simply greeting someone or understanding an expression of discomfort in Welsh can make a huge difference to the resident’s care. We offer Welsh activities, entertainment, conversation and literature for the residents on themes of: food, […]

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"Personalising our home – pictures and corkboards"

We have been looking at different ways that we can improve our care home and our relationships with our residents – we are always asking ourselves: ‘how can we put more effort into the residents and their lives?’  There are always the same old struggles but what can we do and what new ideas can […]

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