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

For professionals from the wider system working with care homes, there is lots of information available on a variety of topics to support best practice and good partnership working.

On this page, we’ve highlighted some of the work My Home Life and others have done with useful findings for those from across health, social care and housing who are working with care homes. We’d also recommend visiting our full resources and video libraries.

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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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