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‘Rebuilding Together’ – Insights into how care homes coped during the pandemic

On the third anniversary of the first COVID-19 lockdown (23rd March 2020), My Home Life England shares new insights from care homes about their experiences of the pandemic.
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New toolkit supporting positive working relationships – released by My Home Life England and NAPA

About the toolkit The toolkit is free to access. It focuses on positive practice, building on what already works well and finding new ways to work towards shared goals. It has been...
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Become A Care Home Friend – Intergenerational Challenge

Welcome to our 10 week intergenerational challenge for young people! It aims to get more young people connecting with older people living in care homes through a series of fun activities. Through...
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Remote Intergenerational Linking Activities

Do you know a young person aged 5-14 who would like to engage with older people living in care homes? We are delighted to share with you a series of resources for...
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Supporting shared decision making in care homes: A free guide

This guide on shared decision making was co-created by My Home Life England alongside an Expert Advisory Group of people working in a range of care homes. The guide contains Case studies,...
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COVID-19 ‘Lockdown Learnings’ – care homes share things they found helpful

Staff from a group of care homes have shared with us at My Home Life England some of the things they found helpful during the first lockdown of 2020. These ‘Lockdown Learnings’...
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My Home Life Bulletins for Care Home Staff

Between 2015-2019, My Home Life released a series of bulletins for care home staff, each focused on a different topic. The bulletins are filled with real stories, practice ideas and top tips....
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My Home Life toolkit resources

The My Home Life toolkit was designed to support conversations for quality improvement. It was developed from research and piloted with care home managers. It helps people to explore their thoughts and...
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Community engagement resources

1. Posters   Put a poster in your care home window, or in the window of your local shop, and let the community know how best to support you:     Poster:...
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The Big Care Home Conversation – information and resources

The Big Care Home Conversation (BCHC) was devised by My Home Life England to discover: What works well in care homes? And what could be even better? From May 2012, My Home...
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