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.
Easter is fast approaching and we will (hopefully!) have some sunny spring weather soon: so are you starting to think about Christmas 2014? No? Why not? Although estimates for the number of older people who spend Christmas alone can vary widely – in 2013 Age UK said 450,000 over-65s faced the prospect of Christmas alone,…
As January drew to a close, the Campaign to End Loneliness set off for Bristol for our first Research Hub meeting of 2014. Led by Vanessa Burholt, from Swansea University, the meeting brought together nearly 20 academics and researchers from the charity sector to talk about current research into loneliness and isolation. As some of…
In the years since the Campaign to End Loneliness was first launched we have worked hard, with our partners and supporters, to get the message out about the prevalence of loneliness in the UK, to demonstrate its damaging effects on our health, and to encourage local authorities and charities to take action on the issue….
This event will explore some of the challenges and opportunities that Christmas presents to the ageing sector. Attendees will hear examples of current practice from charities and businesses, and have the opportunity to talk about their own experiences. We will consider:
It will start with a hot buffet lunch at 12.30, and finish by 16.30 on 25 February 2014 at Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ.
For more information, or to book your place today, click here.
A free half-day workshop – held for organisations that provide services or support for older people experiencing loneliness.
This interactive event used new evidence from Professor Christina Victor of Brunel University, who presented the interim findings from research into how loneliness is experienced across the life course.
We have filmed the presentation and discussions at this event, for the benefit of supporters who are unable to attend. Details to follow.