My Home Life

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

Communities and the Public

How do I get started?

Find your local care home on (you can do a postcode search):

Care Home Open Day is on 19th June in 2015 – find your local participating care home

Interested in volunteering in care homes?

Do-it website for volunteering opportunities:

Friends and Neighbours scheme for care homes in Essex from MHL Essex

Information on the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) Volunteering in care homes project

Our Blog


"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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"I get to listen to interesting stories about the residents’ lives and my eyes have been opened up to a completely different lifestyle to my own"

Student Hubs is a national organisation which supports students to tackle social challenges, learn about issues and connect with each other. The Bristol Hub, which supports the students of the University of Bristol, has been collaborating with My Home Life as they work towards creating stronger relationships with care homes in the south west of England. Bristol Hub has created […]

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