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New film profiling local community links with care homes

The MHL Essex Friends and Neighbours or ‘FaNs’ programme is featured in a new film which tells the story of the huge value of connections between care homes and their local communities.

Watch the film here:

For the second year running, Care England has joined forces with ITN Productions to produce an online news-style programme entitled “Caring Communities” exploring the complex role of care and the remarkable initiatives happening in the sector as demand grows exponentially.

More details about FaNs can be found at www.fansnetwork.org and you can read more about the film here.

 

 

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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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Julienne Meyer talks about the challenges of delivering care home services Julienne Meyer talks about the challenges of delivering care home services

One of our Directors of My Home Life, Professor Julienne Meyer discusses with Age UK the challenges of delivering high quality services to older people living in care homes.

Professor Meyer will be speaking at Age UK’s Services for Later Life Conference on 12 July 2012. To find out more about this conference and to book your place, visit www.ageuk.org.uk/SFLL

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