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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"Listening is a real gift at Christmas"

Really engaged communication can light up a room anywhere and care homes are no different. For many people living in them, especially if they have dementia, this time of year may prompt memories of times past – after all, they have experienced quite a few! Sharing the stories matters to both the teller and the […]

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"Care Home Manager Blog – Good care never makes the news."

Grainne Wokes a care home manager in Buckinghamshire tells us how she keeps going despite the negative representation of care homes in the media. The life of a care home manager can be a lonely one. Whether it’s answering the questions of internal or external regulators, answering emails, conducting audits, developing action plans, we are […]

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