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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"Best practice in care environments: Seeing people in later life as individuals, not as conditions."

My Home Life’s very own Professor Julienne Meyer was recently interviewed by Anna Melville James for The Elder Magazine about Best Practice in Care Environments: Seeing People in Later Life as Individuals, Not as Conditions. Julienne is the executive director of My Home Life, she is passionate about best practice in care environments. Julienne spoke […]

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"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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