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QI initiative improves the safer administration of medicines in a Birmingham care home

In March 2021, staff at Marian House Nursing Home embarked on a Quality Improvement (QI) initiative to improve the safer administration of medicines for people living in the home. Marian House Nursing Home is a 42 bedded care home in the Sutton Coldfield area of Birmingham that provides nursing and residential care, led by manager […]

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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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“Bitesize” – Our new My Home Life England Online Programme

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  My Home Life England has developed “Bitesize” – a new online offer for busy care home managers This online course is an introduction to the My Home Life England programme for care home managers, exploring each of the My Home Life frameworks, as well as a session on technology.  Course overview: Hear practical ideas […]

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Top Tips for supporting nominated visitors to return to the care home from a group of care home managers in Essex

The below thoughts were shared with My Home Life England by a group of care home managers in Essex. They shared tips for how they themselves and other managers could support their teams to welcome nominated visitors back into the care home, ensure safety and also look to the future. These are their thoughts: Prior to […]

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An update on our Intergenerational Linking project for Intergenerational Week

This week we’ve been supporting National Intergenerational Week, celebrating the moments and opportunities where different age groups come together and intergenerational friendships are made. Our intergenerational project Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking is linking young people aged 5-14 from schools and youth groups with older people living in care homes. So far, so […]

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We are looking for new members to join our current national Advisory Group for Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking

** Please note the deadline for applications has now passed. If you would like to get in touch with us, please contact:  intergenerational.linking.1@outlook.com** Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking is an exciting social action project that is linking together young people aged 5-14 from schools and youth groups with older people living in care […]

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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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