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Latest from the Campaign

  • Christmas must prompt a new look at loneliness November 3, 2015

    As another Christmas approaches and the Third Sector gears up their efforts to ensure that those facing isolation and loneliness are supported at such an important time, a worrying trend appears to be emerging. Faced with the fact that, as our new research has found, some 2.5 million people over 65 wouldn’t know where to go…
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  • Are social impact bonds the answer to social service provision? November 5, 2015

    Based on the idea that loneliness and social isolation are recognised as key determinants of health and well-being, but have historically not attracted much investment, Social Finance, an economic think tank, conducted a study into the feasibility of social impact bonds. Social impact bonds are an approach to commissioning local services whereby investors receive returns…
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  • Guest blog: Winter Loneliness – what can be done to prevent the rise? November 11, 2015

    As we head into the winter months, it’s so important that we consider the effect that this time inevitably can have on the lonely.  As loneliness can often be coupled with depression, the cold weather and shorter days make it harder for people to leave the house, particularly for those who often have mobility issues. …
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  • 2nd Annual Learning Network Conference
    Wednesday 20th January 2016 at 10:00- 17:30

    Register here

    The Campaign to End Loneliness 2nd Annual Learning Network Conference will be held in Cardiff in partnership with Ageing Well in Wales.

    Join 150+ other people throughout the UK who are working to address loneliness in older age to discuss brand new research and good practice, and learn how to better identify and measure loneliness. The conference is a nationwide meeting that is designed to celebrate the work of our Learning Network, as well as be an opportunity for members to rejuvenate and reconnect with what else is going on across the UK.

    For more information about this event see this page.


    We have a small number of travel & attendee bursaries available. To apply for a bursary, please email Dr. Kellie Payne at kellie@campaigntoendloneliness.org.uk

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Campaign to End Loneliness Research Bulletin 12

Read on to find out more about:

  • How men and women experience loneliness differently
  • How owning a pet impacts on loneliness
  • Evaluations of the impact on loneliness of North London Cares and the Hope Project – Engage with Age Belfast

+ much more!

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