Our Coalition

Progressive organisations
supporting richer lives together

Sharing Knowledge

Our invaluable forum for leading
service providers

Relational Practice

Our training programme laying the foundations for best practice

Flourishing Lives

Creating a blueprint for excellence in services for older people


Flourishing Lives is a London-wide coalition of organisations taking a creative, relational approach to supporting richer, more independent lives for older people.

We believe that building quality relationships is the heart of our work - genuinely engaging with older people as unique individuals and forming close bonds with the dedicated staff and volunteers who work alongside them.

We connect practitioners, day centres, major arts organisations, health & fitness initiatives and community outreach programmes so that knowledge, research and resources can be shared and the very highest level of practice can be established across the sector.


Our Charter

 The shared vision of our progressive network of organisations



Laying the foundations for best practice


Sharing Knowledge

Our invaluable forum for leading service providers to discuss ideas and share information

Latest Posts

Beyond the Five Year Forward View

The healthcare landscape is shifting. Whatever the motivation - whether economic considerations, a ‘more sustainable NHS’ or sheer desire to recognise the potential of measures beyond traditional ideas of medication - assumptions that had been firmly held are starting to fracture.

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Breaking Down Ageism Barriers

When you mention homecare or support to people, the perception is often that it’s just suited to the elderly - this is not the case. It also raises concerns that too many people pigeonhole the elderly, stereotype their ability to live alone or define the activities they should enjoy based on their age. Right at Home Central London is aiming to break these perceptions and smash down ageism barriers.

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Float Like a Butterfly; Sting Like a Bee

…Or even better (and the lesser known extension of Muhammad Ali’s famous quote)… work together like a swarm of honeybees to overheat your opponent… So, this entry is predominantly a thinly veiled excuse to share a great story that was just shared with me by a member at the Claremont Project...

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Flourishing Lives is kindly supported by Esmée Fairbairn, the City Bridge Trust and the Mercers' Company.