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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"I get to listen to interesting stories about the residents’ lives and my eyes have been opened up to a completely different lifestyle to my own"

Student Hubs is a national organisation which supports students to tackle social challenges, learn about issues and connect with each other. The Bristol Hub, which supports the students of the University of Bristol, has been collaborating with My Home Life as they work towards creating stronger relationships with care homes in the south west of England. Bristol Hub has created […]

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"A new pace of life for Llys Hafren"

Llys Hafren is a residential Care Home in Wales and My Home Life have been in touch with them to find out how their community engagement work has achieved so much success in the last year. Llys Hafren is making it their mission to change people’s understanding of what older people can do. As a […]

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