My Home Life

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

Older people and Relatives

The Residents and Relatives Association http://www.relres.org/

Your care rating – survey of care homes by care home residents http://www.yourcarerating.org/

Information on paying for care

Age UK website – on paying for permanent residential care http://www.ageuk.org.uk/home-and-care/care-homes/paying-for-permanent-residential-care/

Paying for care http://www.payingforcare.org/

Information from Citizen’s Advice (including option to select which UK country you want to see information for, as the systems vary) https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/relationships/looking-after-people/social-care-and-support/

Budget planner from the Money Advice Service https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/tools/budget-planner

Dementia

Alzheimer’s Society A-Z of dementia https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/az_home.php including section on Care homes

Counselling Directory offer specific guidance about dementia http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/dementia.html and you can also use their website to search for a counsellor or psychotherapist

Our Blog

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"Award winning service shares their learning on how to improve end of life support in care homes"

Blakesley House Nursing home have been working on improving their End of Life (EoL) services for residents. Throughout their strive to be better, they’ve achieved recognition for the second time from the Gold Standard Framework (GSF) Hallmark and have received the GSF Platinum award 2017-2020. Blakesley are among 20 care homes from across England to […]

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"The Baring Foundation’s David Cutler explains the magic happening in Wales"

  Wales has been creating magic with older people living in care homes by using the arts as a platform for engagement and meaningful activity. The cARTrefu project has been supported by My Home Life Cymru to provide training for the artists involved.  David Cutler, Director of the Baring Foundation has created a Blog explaining the work that […]

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