22 November 2023

Chaplaincy support during crisis

MHA were involved in the published article, “Exploring the Changing Experiences of Chaplains Employed in Care and Residential Homes During the COVID 19 Pandemic: A Longitudinal Qualitative Study” (Siesage et al, 2023).

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15 November 2023

Supporting a Loved One to Move Into Respite Care - Theresa's story

Making the decision for me was easy as I knew what care and support she would get. For mum, convincing her would not be that easy but perseverance paid off.

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08 November 2023

Being a Befriender

You could, like Beth provide moments of joy and connection for an older person. The beauty of telephone befriending is that you can be anywhere in the country, you just need some phone signal to connect.

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26 October 2023

What is a Caldicott Guardian and why do they matter?

A Caldicot Guardian is defined as ‘a senior person responsible for protecting the confidentiality of people’s health and care information and making sure it’s used properly.’ To put it more into plain language, their role is to make sure that the personal

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16 October 2023

MHA at political party conferences – giving a voice to social care

At its heart, MHA is about enabling people to live later life well. This means trying to improve what’s possible for older people and the brilliant professionals who work with them - and using our voice to influence policymakers on their behalf.

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09 October 2023

Let’s Fix Care For All

The next phase of our Fix Care For All campaign has MHA colleagues’ voices at its heart. Our aim is to raise the voice of our colleagues and demand that the Government truly values the 1.5 million people working in care.

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20 September 2023

Young and Old Coming Together: The Perfect Combination

There’s plenty of research that shows intergenerational relationships promote improved health, cognition function and a sense of purpose and motivation whilst reducing feelings of depression and anxiety (Future Care Group, 2023).

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13 September 2023

Love to Move: Great for me and you

Love to Move is an age and dementia-friendly seated gymnastics programme designed to transform the lives of people living with dementia. The programme integrates the use of gymnastic foundation skills, cognitive stimulation therapy and social interactio

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08 September 2023

Going digital to help care home residents

At MHA we are always looking to innovate wherever we can to make continuous improvements to the care and support we provide for older people.

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