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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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Grant applications open for local Intergenerational Linking projects in England

We’re thrilled to announce that up to 10 grants of up to £31,000 are available from The Dunhill Medical Trust to create an intergenerational linking project in your area of England, as part of the national initiative Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking. Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking is an exciting national […]

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We’re recruiting a part-time Research Fellow for our Intergenerational Linking project

We’re recruiting for a Part-time Research Fellow to work on the appreciative action project, Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking, for 24 months. The project is linking young people aged 5-14 from school and youth organisations, with older people living in care homes. The aim of this project is to adopt an appreciative action […]

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