My Home Life

Our vision is a world where all care homes for older people are great places to live, die, visit and work.

Care Homes

My Home Life initiatives in Scotland and Wales have their own websites with further information relevant to those nations:

My Home Life Scotland www.myhomelifescotland.org.uk

My Home Life Cymru www.agecymru.org.uk/mhlc

 

Age UK Knowledge hub on care http://www.ageuk.org.uk/professional-resources-home/research/social-research/home–care/

National Care Forum holds an extensive library of links http://www.nationalcareforum.org.uk/search.asp?searchType=supplier&keywords=

CQC inspection information

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Guidance and standards for care home settings http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/settings/care-homes

Guidance and standards for older people http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/population-groups/older-people

Our Blog

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"A networking day in our care home"

Our home held an older persons services information drop in afternoon in which we invited in local organisations and support groups to discuss services available to older people in the area and opened the event to members of the public. We held the event in our home to provide a relaxed, comfortable space for people […]

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"Moving to a care home – what matters to you?"

I remember talking to one of our prospective residents at one of our care homes telling me about her “life of ever decreasing boxes” as she put it. From a large family property to a downsized house once her children had left home, then to a small warden controlled flat and now to one room […]

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