My Home Life

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

Health, Social Care and Housing Professionals

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

Find care homes in your area: website listing all care homes in the UK http://www.carehome.co.uk/

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=

Reports of interest

Commission on Residential Care report (September 2014) http://www.demos.co.uk/project/the-commission-on-residential-care/

‘Caring for our future: reforming care and support’ White Paper https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/caring-for-our-future-reforming-care-and-support

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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