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The Linking Network reach 29 intergenerational links!

The Linking Network (TLN) in Bradford was one of the first two organisations to take part in Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking (alongside Alive Activities in Bristol), creating intergenerational links between schools, youth groups and care homes. Now two years later they have established 29 intergenerational links. What a huge achievement! Over the […]


My Home Life England and NAPA release a new toolkit supporting positive working relationships

My Home Life England and NAPA have jointly released a new toolkit focused on enabling Activity Providers and Care Home Leaders to work well together in order to enhance wellbeing and community connectedness for their care setting. The toolkit is free to access. It focuses on positive practice, building on what already works well and […]


Intergenerational Linking: Spotlight on Leeds project, led by Development Education Centre (DEC)

In autumn 2021, Leeds DEC launched their intergenerational project (as part of Care Home FaNs: Intergenerational Linking) with an interactive workshop. Children took part in a carousel of activities designed to get them thinking about older people, their childhoods and the lives they may have lived. They were invited to play with Meccano, dress up […]


We’re recruiting an Administrator (part time)

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Join our team! My Home Life England are currently looking for a 2-day a week Administrator to support our exciting work in promoting quality of life in care homes and other care settings.   The Programme Administrator will support the successful delivery of local training and consultancy projects that take place across England alongside other […]


Hundreds sign-up to our ‘Become a Care Home Friend’ Intergenerational Challenge!

To mark Global Intergenerational Week at the end of April, we launched our ‘Become a Care Home Friend’ Intergenerational Challenge for young people aged 5-14. The challenge aims to get more young people thinking about different age groups, learning about care homes and connecting with a care home near them. The challenge runs for 10 […]


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, […]


Coaching Through COVID And Beyond: Confidential support for care home staff


Coaching Through COVID and Beyond are offering free, confidential coaching support to care home staff and other keyworkers. They set up their award winning coaching programme in March 2020 and have supported around 550 keyworkers so far. All coaches are highly experienced and accredited. If you or a team member would benefit in chatting to a […]


Intergenerational Linking: Spotlight on One Good Turn led by Alive in Bristol

Alive have been running their Intergenerational Linking project known as One Good Turn since August 2020. Here’s some of the brilliant activities that have taken place over the past few months: Maps of Memory In Summer 2021, Alive launched the Maps of Memory initiative, ‘exploring Bristol across the generations.’ Young people across Bristol have been […]


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 […]


Cohort 3 of South London Care Home Pioneers graduate!

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Congratulations to the care home managers and senior care home nurses in Cohort 3 of South London Care Home Pioneers for completing their leadership development programme! The Care Home Pioneers programme has been run by us at My Home Life England in partnership with the Health Innovation Network (HIN) since 2018. The graduation event for Cohort 3 […]