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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Combating loneliness – a call to action for councils

The Local Government Association (LGA) has today published a new guide to help local authorities reduce loneliness in older age in their communities, written in conjunction with the Campaign to End Loneliness and Age UK.  The guide argues that loneliness is a massive public health issue which councils across the UK need to be taking…
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Guest Blog – Social Prescribing: How GPs and communities are working together to tackle loneliness

Brightlife, the Big Lottery-funded partnership set up to improve the lives of older people in Cheshire West and Chester, is launching the region’s first Social Prescribing service in the rural village of Malpas. But what exactly is social prescribing, and how can it help alleviate loneliness? One of the trickiest things about preventing loneliness and…
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