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Care Homes 4 Christmas

My Home Life knows that many care homes are opening their doors to older people in the community by offering meals and entertainment over the Christmas period.

Manager of Delamer House, Julie Curtis, did just that last year when 81 year old Mary was invited to stay over Christmas free of charge! A film about Mary, made for My Home Life by Robur TV, will shortly be available.

Says MHL Director, Tom Owen:

“A lot of care homes are reaching out to their communities; they play a vital role in supporting some of our frailest citizens, particularly at a time of year when older people can feel very isolated.”

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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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