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Webinar & Peer Support Programme: Developing & Commissioning Quality in Care Homes

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On 29th April 2021, My Home Life England held a national webinar entitled ‘Developing and Commissioning Quality in Care Homes During Times of Uncertainty’. The webinar aimed to support attendees to deliver quality, sustainability and revisioning of care homes in their local area. At the webinar we: brought together great ideas, evidence and experience from […]

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Stylish scrubs showcased in ‘Scrubbers’ Fashion Show!

The wonderful teams at The Old Vicarage in Bolton and Whitefield House in Bury have shared with us two fantastic videos showing their recent ‘Scrubbers’ Fashion Show and examples of Community Engagement initiatives both before and during COVID-19. We heard the stories behind the videos and how COVID-19 has led them to adapt: “We’ve always […]

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Care home WhatsApp initiative supported by My Home Life Charity wins Nursing Times Award

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As a response to Covid-19, My Home Life Charity supported colleagues in Nottingham to develop a WhatsApp peer-to-peer support group for care homes during the first wave of COVID-19 that quickly went national. We are thrilled to share that this initiative won the ‘Care of Older People’ category at the 2020 Nursing Times Awards! The WhatsApp […]

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Join our webinar – intergenerational linking between young people and older people living in care homes

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Are you interested in intergenerational work and the exciting possibilities of linking young and older people together? On Wednesday 7th October 4-5:30pm we’re hosting a free webinar all about our Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking Project, linking young people from schools and youth organisations with older people living in care homes across England. We’ll […]

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Join our webinar – intergenerational linking between young people and older people living in care homes

Are you interested in intergenerational work and the exciting possibilities of linking young and older people together? On Wednesday 7th October 4-5:30pm we’re hosting a free webinar all about our Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking Project – an exciting national initiative from us at My Home Life England and The Linking Network which is linking young people from schools and youth organisations with […]

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#StarsInMemory – Connected by Care – United by Loss

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Join us on June 30th 2020 to unite in loss and commemoration The Covid 19 pandemic has produced widespread personal loss and tragedy, with the Care sector often located at the centre of this.  Each person who has died during the pandemic leaves enduring memories amongst their loved ones and those that they have touched in […]

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Danuta’s a winner!

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My Home Life facilitator and BACP member Danuta Lipinska had cause for celebration after bespoke training she helped to develop was recognised at the National Dementia Care Awards 2018. Danuta, who specialises in ageing and dementia care, won the ‘Outstanding Dementia Care’ Innovation category for developing high-quality services for people living with dementia. It was […]

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Cocktails in Care Homes

Celine Dion’s ‘My Heart Will Go On’ is blasting out of the stereo, Angelica, Helen and Phoebe are clinging onto to each other belting out the lyrics on the make shift dance floor and people are sitting all around the room singing along whilst sipping on their drinks and have a nibble on some cheesy […]

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