Campaign to end loneliness

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Monthly Archives: July 2012

A Campaign to End Loneliness Response to the Care and Support White Paper

Last week’s long-awaited Care and Support White Paper, draft bill and progress report on social care funding reform were met largely by disappointment. Many feel that the lack of commitment to recommendations of the Dilnot Commission, or indeed an alternative programme of social care funding reform, risk undermining the promised transformation of care and support…
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Loneliness toolkit for health and wellbeing boards

The Campaign to End Loneliness has launched an online toolkit for health and wellbeing boards to address loneliness in older age.

Addressing Loneliness and Ageing Well in Oldham

Carl Bell is Head of Communities at Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council and has assisted the Campaign in the development of our loneliness toolkit for health and wellbeing boards. In this short blog (written for the launch of the toolkit) he explains why and how his health and wellbeing board are working to better understand the…
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Loneliness Harms Health campaigns: Emptiness in Essex

I met a lady in Essex last week who won’t leave the house. She’s articulate, sharp, fit and mobile but since her husband died several years ago she’s lost every ounce of confidence.  She was always so busy before she retired, working and raising her family, that she didn’t have the time, or feel the…
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