14 May 2024

When a grandparent moves into a care home

I can still clearly recall the day when my grandad moved into a care home, even though it was more than 35 years ago. I am so passionate about talking to younger people about dementia and the reasons why people might need to move into a care home. Often

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07 May 2024

A note of thanks for MHA nurses

MHA wants to say ‘thank you’ for the contribution that each MHA nurse makes as we celebrate International Nurses Day on 12 May. Nursing is a highly skilled, safety critical profession. You are leaders, and we want to recognise the difference that you make

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01 May 2024

Changes at MHA - Spring 2024

MHA is making some changes this Spring, and we are sad to announce that we’re closing two of our care homes. These homes are Swallow Wood in Mexborough, South Yorkshire and Willesden Court in north London. The process to close the homes starts now. Re

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17 April 2024

Spring Green Care at MHA

Spring is here - a time to get outside again and focus on the garden and Green Care. If you’re not sure what we mean by Green Care, here’s a definition from our Green Care strategy: ‘Green Care is a programme of person-centred treatments or therapeut

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05 March 2024

Looking ahead to the General Election

On Wednesday 6 March the Chancellor of the Exchequer is presenting his latest Budget – we know it will be the last one before the General Election. We also know that the social care sector won’t be getting the long-term funding that it so desperately need

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02 February 2024

Walter Hall Seminar 2024: Bringing together leading voices

On Tuesday 6 February we’ll be holding our annual Walter Hall Seminar. The seminar series is named after MHA’s founder, the Revd Walter Hall, whose passion and determination led to the creation of MHA.

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01 February 2024

Statement from MHA Chief Executive on Government's announcement for overseas care workers and their dependents

The Government’s intention, to prevent migrant care staff from coming to the UK from bringing their dependants from mid-March 2024, will place significant and lasting pressure on social care as it loses another avenue of recruitment.

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23 January 2024

Finding Nana: A children's book - where it all started

Read about how the idea of a children's book called Finding Nana came to life in collaboration with the Methodist Church

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03 January 2024

What social care will look like in 2024

Our Chief Executive Sam Monaghan reflects on 2023 and what the future of social care could look like.

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