We help organisations tackle loneliness; whether they are small charities in your local area, your local authority or large national charities and government departments.
We offer them the latest information based on research and examples of good practice from our supporters. Together, we aim to create the right conditions so that more people who are lonely are helped by the thousands of organisations working to tackle loneliness across the UK.
Here at the Campaign we try to keep up to date with the latest research into loneliness and the ways in which we can use it to help to tackle the issue. Once we have digested it all, we write it up into quarterly Research Bulletin which is designed to make it more useful to…
Last month the Campaign team travelled to Manchester, to host the second in our series of regional summits. Our aim was to gather together a room full of the people who are in the best position to help get things happening around loneliness – this time in the Noth West of England. During the course…
We’ve probably all seen a newspaper headline arguing that technology is a cause of loneliness (“Loneliness in Britain is the legacy of social media and our high tech lives”) or an easy cure (“Give pensioners iPads to stop them feeling lonely, ministers indicate”). But life, and technology, is never that simple: even whilst typing this…
This two-hour event will explore the future dynamics of loneliness, in particular looking at emerging demographic trends; from the changing patterns of relationships to the ethnic makeup of our society.
A panel will explore how some people’s experiences of loneliness remain hidden or taboo, and what can be done to support them:
We will debate what action is needed to address the address ‘hidden’ loneliness, and to consider how services can respond to the diverse needs of our changing older population.
Book your place at this event through our Eventbrite page.
The summit will gather the key decision makers in the region, alongside those running front line services and representatives of older people’s advocacy groups. It will offer a fantastic opportunity for you to share your thoughts and experiences to help generate new solutions and ideas as to how to tackle this important local issue.
Further details and booking can be found on our Eventbright page.
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