Campaign to end loneliness

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Monthly Archives: April 2024

It’s not the end of the Campaign to End Loneliness

As the Campaign to End Loneliness enters the next phase of its journey with the Centre for Loneliness Studies at Sheffield Hallam University, we hear how the movement to tackle loneliness will continue to be championed under the expert leadership of Professor Andrea Wigfield and Associate Professor Antonia Ypsilanti. What next for the Campaign to…
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Loneliness evidence and action from the What Works Centre for Wellbeing

From 2021 to 2024, the Campaign to End Loneliness was generously hosted by the What Works Centre for Wellbeing, the UK’s leading authority on wellbeing evidence, policy and practice. The Centre operated from 2014 to 2024 and during this time it supported the national conversation and action on loneliness.  Social connection is one of the…
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Collaboration is at the core of the Campaign to End Loneliness

Loneliness can affect anyone, at any stage in life. Tackling loneliness has therefore always demanded a collaborative approach, from community to research, from national to global approaches and understanding. How it all began The Campaign started off as a collaboration between five organisations in 2011. True to the way it was created, it never has…
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The Good Practice Mentors: Supporting the sector to reach and support people experiencing loneliness

Jessica Duffy, Good Practice Mentor based at Leeds Older People’s Forum, recounts her experience of running training sessions on social isolation and the psychology of loneliness.  Understanding the psychology of loneliness Despite some initial hesitancy around ‘teaching grandmothers to suck eggs’,  I love running the Good Practice Mentor sessions on social isolation and the psychology…
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