BBC interviewing MHA care home resident

MHA can provide expert interviews, statements and comments on many issues affecting older people across the UK, in addition to assisting with research for written, online and broadcast features.

All media enquiries should be directed through the Communications Team based at our Head Office in Derby (Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm).

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MHA at a glance

  • We are the UK’s largest charity care provider for older people, employing over 7,000 staff and supported by more than 5,000 volunteers
  • 89 care homes with almost 5,000 residents stretching from South Lanarkshire in Scotland across to Aberystwyth in Wales and down to Cornwall in the south west of England.
  • 69 retirement living schemes across the UK ranging from apartments to buy or rent for those able to live a true independent life through to apartments for couples where one is living with dementia and needing extra care and support
  • 45 community services support over 10,500 older people living in their own home through services such as online activities, trips out, lunch clubs, befriending, walking groups and exercise classes, all designed to help combat loneliness and isolation among people who live independently in their own home
  • Providing pioneering music therapy to people living with dementia in MHA care homes – one of the first to do this and now the biggest employer of music therapists in the country with 26 highly trained, award-winning therapists
  • Our care homes and retirement villages residents are supported by a dedicated Chaplaincy and Spirituality team who provide a listening presence, companionship and one-to-one pastoral support for all residents, their friends and relatives, and staff members - irrespective of their beliefs
  • Established in 1943 by a group of Methodists who wanted to improve the quality of life of older people in the time before the creation of Welfare State.

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