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We’re recruiting a Researcher to support Intergenerational Linking

Researcher Post – My Home Life England at City, University of London. Join Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking – our national programme supporting young people to engage with care homes! Applications are invited for a part-time Research Assistant/Fellow to work with the My Home Life England team, in partnership with The Linking Network, […]

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Event: supporting positive relationships between managers and activity providers

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We are really pleased to be working with NAPA on a project to support activity providers and care home managers. We’re gathering positive practice examples from managers and activity providers that describe how working together creates great outcomes for people who live, die, work in and visit care homes. The expertise shared with us will […]

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New London Social Care Leaders Programme launches

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My Home Life England, together with Care Providers’ Voice, has launched a new London Social Care Leaders programme. 15 participants from across North East and North Central London are working together to support quality in their services and to support better strategic partnership-working with colleagues across the London Health and Social Care system. One participant […]

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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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Meet Dr Ali Somers – our new Research Fellow for Intergenerational Linking

Hello! I am thrilled to join Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking. As someone who is passionate about all things intergenerational, I think this project presents a meaningful opportunity to spark engagement between care homes and children across England, at a time when we will really need this connection most. The organisations we are […]

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Meet our new My Home Life England Development Board

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As we move into our 15th year, the My Home Life movement remains a strong and connected network working towards our vision of a world where all care homes for older people are great places to live, die, visit and work. Now supported by the My Home Life charity, we are working in 6 countries […]

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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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EMBED-Care: My Home Life England linked research

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Professor Janet Anderson, Research Lead within the My Home Life England team, is working with other partners on a new research project that aims to develop new ways to improve end of life care for people dying with or from dementia (at any stage of dementia) and their carers in care homes. The ‘Empowering Better […]

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