Response to Welsh Government’s consultation on ‘Connected Communities: Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation’

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10 March 2019
Source: Wales Council of the Blind

See below response from Wales Council of the Blind with contributions and support from other organisations to the Welsh Government’s consultation on ‘Connected Communities: Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation’.  

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FINAL Response To Connected Communities Tackling Loneliness And Social Isolation
FINAL Response To Connected Communities Tackling Loneliness And Social Isolation
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Blind Veterans UK: New film highlights isolation felt by older people with sight loss

25 February 2019
Source: Charity Today

Sight loss charity Blind Veterans  has today (22/02/19) released a new film to highlight the isolation experienced by many who lose their sight. The film, ‘Ken’s Story’, demonstrates the loneliness often experienced by the veterans Blind Veterans UK supports, as any issues of isolation felt as we age can increase if you have lost your sight. The average age of

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Welsh Government: Connected communities – Tackling loneliness and social isolation

20 November 2018
Source: Welsh Government

The Welsh Government would like would like your views on what they should do to tackle loneliness and social isolation. Consultation ends: 15 January 2019 This consultation • sets out our vision of the Wales we want to see, linked to the Welsh Government’s legislative and strategic frameworks. • sets out definitions of loneliness and social isolation. • highlights what the

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SCIE: Tackling loneliness and social isolation: the role of commissioners

2 February 2018
Source: SCIE

With one million people aged 65 and over in the UK reporting they are often or always lonely, few would refute the need to tackle this issue.    However, loneliness and social isolation are conditions that are difficult to identify, complex to address and hard to resolve. The evidence base for interventions to address the problems of loneliness and social isolation

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