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Loneliness and Isolation: A Toolkit for Health and Wellbeing Boards

Abstract

The toolkit explains how to best include assessments of loneliness prevalence and indicators in Joint Strategic Needs Assessments (JSNAs) and Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategies (JHWSs). It covers key research on the detrimental impact of loneliness on our health and offers a financial case for taking preventative active. It also demonstrates how loneliness relates to Adult Social Care and Public Health Outcomes Frameworks. 

The toolkit can be accessed here: http://www.campaigntoendloneliness.org.uk/toolkit/

Information Type

Policy/Guidance

Geographical Level

National

Population Level

Older People

Source

Department of Health

Keywords

Loneliness, Lonely, Alone, Isolated, Older People

Status

Current

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