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 carehome.co.uk (you can do a postcode search): www.carehome.co.uk

Care Home Open Day is on 19th June in 2015 – find your local participating care home http://www.nationalcarehomeopenday.org.uk/

Interested in volunteering in care homes?

Do-it website for volunteering opportunities: http://www.do-it.org.uk/

Friends and Neighbours scheme for care homes in Essex from MHL Essex http://www.mhlec.org/about/fans

Information on the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) Volunteering in care homes project http://www.ncvo.org.uk/practical-support/volunteering/volunteering-in-care-homes

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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