The Optimal Research study; improve relationships with health colleagues!

Dear Friends, you’ve no doubt recently seen our new bulletin which focuses on the practical delivery of the Optimal research study. Optimal tells health colleagues that care homes are an integral part of the ‘landscape of care’ and that care homes should be seen as partners not problems. The study shows how care homes and NHS colleagues […]


New MHL bulletin in the January practice update

Our latest email update is below – free to all – sign up on this page “If one thing is certain it is that care homes operate with uncertainty and upheaval every day… we’ve got through it before, we can get through it again.” Dear friends, Thank you so much for your tips on supporting […]


Supporting Dignity – new bulletin OUT NOW

They say good things come in small packages and now the My Home Life bulletin is no exception! Your July edition of Care Management Matters came with a newly sized-down MHL bulletin (to fit snugly with Care Management Matters’ new size), filled with stories and thoughts on how to best support dignity for those living […]


My Home Life newspaper launch

The My Home Life team are delighted to announce the launch of our My Home Life newspaper. The paper is full of news from our March Retreat, interviews with care home staff and articles sharing best practice. Share your thoughts and comments with us below.


Admiral nurses in dementia care

Admiral Nurse Angie Williams shares her experiences of dementia care after joining The Orders of St John Care Trust and implementing and evaluating the MHL framework. Download: Admiral-nurses-in-dementia-care This opinion article was published in Nursing & Residential Care, November 2012, Vol 14, No 11.


New JRF Report Launched Today!

Care homes must not be “islands of the old” says new report Care homes will play an ever-increasing role in supporting older people in the future yet are being held back by a culture of “negativity” and “stigma” felt by both care workers and older people. At the moment too many care homes lack engagement […]


My Home Life features in Dignity in Care report

My Home Life were very excited to see their work be presented as part of the The Commission on Improving Dignity in Care public consultation on a report, which will form the basis of proposals for improvements in the delivery of care of older people in hospitals and care homes.


My Home Life review of 2011

2011 has been another great year for My Home Life, we have made significant contributions to the national debate on care homes and the UK wide movement continues to grow. We said goodbye to a valued and much loved advocate and look forward to some exciting times ahead in 2012.


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