Campaign to end loneliness

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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Shaping our age and tackling loneliness

The Royal Voluntary Service is a founding partner of the Campaign to End Loneliness and like the other four partners (and our 400 supporter organisations), delivers both practical and research-based work in order to improve the lives of older people. Tackling loneliness through consultation Latest research from the Royal Voluntary Service, Shaping our Age, has…
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Loneliness increases use of health and care services

Over the past few months there have been a number of reports showing that A&E across the country is in crisis, stretched to breaking point with the increasing number of patients coming through their doors. Some of these patients are non-urgent cases, mistakenly advised to dial 999. There are other patients turning up who should…
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Extra care housing: Reducing social isolation and strengthening community life

Jeremy Porteus, Director, Housing Learning and Improvement Network, talks about findings from a recent Housing LIN report – What role for extra care housing in a socially isolated landscape?  What the report shows Intuitively, just as we accept the law of gravity but cannot really explain it, we know that extra care housing must reduce…
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