“All of us can experience loneliness at some point in our lives. It’s time we started talking about it.”
Care Home Volunteers are proud to be associated with this group.
“Loneliness is an issue that can affect us all at some point in our lives.
In January 2018, following recommendations from the Jo Cox Foundation, the UK Government announced a programme of work to tackle loneliness. The following October, the Government launched its Loneliness Strategy, which committed to tackling the stigma of loneliness and promoting the importance of social connections. And from this, the #LetsTalkLoneliness campaign was born, to encourage everyone to start the conversation and say it’s OK to feel lonely and it’s okay to talk about it.
Take a look at the Care Home Volunteers video to see the difference our #volunteers have on those in care homes.