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How care home teams minimised the impact of Covid-19 on people living with dementia in care homes

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World Alzheimer’s Day 2022  At My Home Life England we are always learning about positive person-led approaches that support people living in care homes who have a form of dementia. We have had the privilege of working intensively with care home managers across the country during the pandemic, and this theme has shone through many […]

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MHLE reflection on CQC published data showing the death notifications involving COVID-19 received from care homes

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On 21st July 2021, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published data showing the death notifications involving COVID-19 received from individual care homes between 10 April 2020 and 31 March 2021.  Kate Terroni, CQC’s Chief Inspector for Adult Social Care, said: “In considering this data it is important to remember that every number represents a life lost – […]

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World Alzheimer’s Day – let’s talk about dementia

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We are supporting this year’s theme for World Alzheimer’s Day 2020 – let’s talk about dementia. Around 70% of people living in care homes are living with a form of dementia. For people who have a diagnosis of dementia confirmed as early as possible, planning with family, friends and/or a support organisation, although often difficult, […]

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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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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 residents, relatives and staff enrich community life in care homes. […]

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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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