With some garden centres now re-opening, we’re calling on the community to pick up a plant on their visit (or find one they already have!) and drop it off at their local care home to spread some Geranium Joy! 🌺 Residents are missing visits from loved ones and many are feeling isolated during this pandemic.
Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking programme is a new social action project across England, which is part of the Government initiated #iwill campaign, led by Step Up To Serve. This programme is being undertaken by My Home Life in collaboration with The Linking Network and builds on previous community engagement work with care
Cycling Without Age Bristol is a new, independent non-profit organisation (registered with Charity Commission, number 1182936). Our aim is to harness the pedal power of volunteer cycle-pilots to take local care homes residents out on free ‘Trishaw’ rides to feel the wind in their hair! The trishaw is a specially adapted, three-wheel cycle with a
My Home Life is currently seeking funding to deliver an ambitious national project aimed at creating a range of local opportunities for young people (aged 5-14 years) to develop meaningful and sustaining relationships with residents of care homes. This project will both help enhance the quality of life of older people living in care homes
My Home Life is recruiting a Project Development Officer on a 6-month contract, in the first instance, to start in Early March 2019. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with energy and passion to support our vision of quality of life for all people living, dying visiting, and working in care homes. The role
Rachel Boulton, Head of Upper School from Christian Fellowship School (CFS), is advocating for more schools to reach out to their local care homes to make new and meaningful relationships between the young and old. Rachel has shared her story with My Home Life after her positive experiences of running an intergenerational project in Liverpool. Rachel hopes
Celine Dion’s ‘My Heart Will Go On’ is blasting out of the stereo, Angelica, Helen and Phoebe are clinging onto to each other belting out the lyrics on the make shift dance floor and people are sitting all around the room singing along whilst sipping on their drinks and have a nibble on some cheesy