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 […]


Bulletin Issue 19: We Are Family

Care homes play a vital part in supporting families, especially at times of transition. Working with relatives can be rewarding, complex and at times challenging. The latest My Home Life bulletin celebrates the great work that managers and staff do to support families when they visit and offers some examples of good practice from relatives […]


Food Glorious Food!

  How to make the most of mealtimes in care homes. In our new bulletin we talk about food – everyones favourite subject. But, it is not just the food that makes mealtimes enjoyable. We asked care homes around the UK for their best practice tips for when it comes to creating a social mealtime, […]


New MHL posters!

  New images of the evidence base of My Home Life are now available to download! These posters show all the components of the MHL vision – as well as how they all fit together. Huge thanks to the team in MHL Scotland who have been working hard to bring these together! You can download […]


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 […]


Summer email update from MHL

The current edition of our practice update is out now – sign up for your free email update here. This month, the email update features the new My Home Life app. You can now get weekly MHL messages – direct to your phone or mobile device.


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 […]


New website for MHL Scotland

My Home Life Scotland have launched their new website – Filled with advice, information about positive caring practice plus some fantastic videos to show you how to put tools into action – the ‘Resources for Practice’ section is a fantastic one-stop-shop for tools and advice from My Home Life and other organisations – take […]


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.


Ten Top Tips for Christmas

Join in “Care homes 4 Christmas” by thinking how your home might be able to provide support to isolated older people in the community over the Christmas period. Bring residents, staff and relatives together to share Christmas memories. Explore with residents what Christmas rituals and activities they would like to have in the home. Create […]


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