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This is the powerpoint that explains the 8 themes behind the My Home Life movement.

This is the powerpoint that explains the 8 themes behind the My Home Life movement.

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    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care HomesMy Home Life: Themes Professor Julienne Meyer
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes1) Maintaining identity “It is important for people to realise that what may seem a small matter to the management of the organisation is of great importance to some people living in a place. Everyone has different standards and tastes, but knowing the individual and their ways is helpful”
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes Maintaining identity•How can we bestunderstand the personbeneath the dementia orthe individual insidetheir frailty?
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes 2) Sharing decision-making“There is a lot ofexperience among us[residents] but the skillswe have developed inour lives are completelywasted … There are alot of things thatresidents could share ifgive an opportunity.”
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes Sharing decision-making•How can we preventthe routines in a homeeroding a resident’ssense of control andpurpose?
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes 3) Creating communities“When I was not wellone day, a lot ofresidents came up to seeme as they missed meand visited me. It hashelped. It is the otherresidents and stafftogether – everybody. Ihave more friendshere.”
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes Creating community•How can we preventcare homes frombecoming ‘islands of theold’?
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes 4) Managing transitions“I have lived in thisresidential home for twoyears … I have nowrebuilt my life, thanks tothe proprietor and staff. Inow want to put the pastbehind me and live in thepresent and live as activea life as possible.”
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes Managing transitions•How can we helpresidents and relativescope with the upheavaland loss associated withmoving into a home?
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes 5) Improving health and healthcare“It was useful to haveaccess to aphysiotherapist oroccupational therapistwhen I needed it to helpme with my mobility toenable me to beindependent and keepmy confidence"
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care HomesImproving health & healthcare
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes Improving health and healthcare•Thinking creatively,what can we do toimprove the health ofour residents so thatthey can enjoy lifemore?
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes 6) Supporting good end-of-life“Death is such a taboosubject. It’s a bigproblem because all of usare so near to death. By90 you can’t get muchnearer without knowingthat it is around thecorner, and we need to beable to express thatsometimes if we want"
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes Supporting good end of life•What impact mightexperiencing repeateddeath have on staff,residents and relatives?
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes 7) Keeping workforce fit for purpose“The more trainingwe’ve given the girls,the better it’s been. Thebetter the care’s been …the place is starting toget a better reputation”
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes Keeping workforce fit for purpose•How do we know thatwe have had sufficienttraining to look after ourresidents the best wecan?
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes 8) Promoting a positive culture“You get everything donefor you here, but I think ittends to make you lazy. Iwould love to be working.I would rather cook formyself but you are notallowed in the kitchen,and you are not allowedin the laundry either”
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes
    • Promoting Quality of Life in Care Homes Promoting a positive culture•How do we stop theday-to-day tasks in thehome from getting inthe way of formingpositive relationshipswith residents, relativesand staff?