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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 – 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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Join our new board! Help make a positive difference in care homes

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We’re looking for people who can help us make a positive difference in care homes for older people! We at My Home Life England are developing our role in supporting those living, dying, visiting and working in care homes for older people. We are looking for people with a little time and a lot of passion to […]

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Frithwood’s daily quotes spread positivity

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Positive words go a long way to uplift and inspire others and Evi Beletsioti, manager of Frithwood Nursing Home in London, is someone who knows the power of positive words! Since lockdown started, Evi has been posting a motivational quote on Frithwood’s home whiteboard every day, to support and inspire residents and staff through the challenging […]

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Our New Offer for 2020 and beyond

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My Home Life England are delighted to launch our new, flexible programme in response to COVID-19 and beyond to support quality of life in care homes. Building, as always, on our strong history of supporting those who have demonstrated huge commitment and expertise in delivering quality of life in residents, staff and families, our new […]

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MHLE statement: regarding the suggestion of care homes not following correct COVID-19 procedures

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Statement from My Home Life England regarding the suggestion of care homes not following the correct COVID-19 procedures: Since the start of this pandemic, My Home Life England has been supporting care homes across England, listening and sharing their excellent practice examples and tireless efforts to keep residents safe. With extraordinary professionalism and dedication, these […]

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Sue Ann’s evidence to Health and Social Care Select Committee

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Sue Ann Balcombe, manager of Priscilla Wakefield House Nursing Home, North London, gave powerful evidence to the Health and Social Care Select Committee on 23rd June 2020, chaired by Jeremy Hunt. The Select Committee was focusing on the social care system and the pressures facing the social care workforce. Sue Ann gave her evidence to […]

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Focus on equality, diversity and inclusion

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My Home Life is strongly committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. Our guiding principles help to address human rights in care homes: Developing best practice together, Focusing on relationships, Being Appreciative and Having caring conversations. My Home Life England values how Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) residents, relatives and staff enrich community life in care […]

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Andrew Cohen House awarded Outstanding for Caring!

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A huge congratulations to Andrew Cohen House, run by Birmingham Jewish Community Care, who were awarded an Outstanding rating for Caring in their recent CQC inspection! Andrew Cohen House, in Birmingham, is led by manager Sharon Grey and her hard-working team. The care home can accommodate up to 59 people and was awarded Good in […]

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Virtual meets bring lockdown joy to Kepplegate

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The wonderful team at Kepplegate House Care Home in Preesall, Lancashire, have been hard at work thinking of innovative ways to make sure their residents, known as the Kepplegate family, stay entertained during the current pandemic. The lockdown has meant that the family are unable to have their usual visits from loved ones, however residents […]

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MHLE statement: Care homes must be cherished by society

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“Care homes must be cherished by society” My Home Life England welcomes the new proposed measures for social care outlined in Matt Hancock’s briefing on 15th April 2020. It is a huge relief to learn that all residents will now be tested for COVID-19 prior to their discharge from hospital, that all care home staff […]

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