In our care homes, compiling life stories helps us see beyond any illnesses or health problems and focus on the uniqueness of the individual to plan and deliver personalised care which honours their preferences.

There’s increasing recognition of the impact of loneliness on older people. A simple conversation can make all the difference and research proves that face-to-face contact can help to keep people healthy.

Our guide to creating a life story aims to help adults improve their relationship with older people in their lives and find out more about their experiences.

Download our guide to creating a life story