[PDF] Preventing loneliness and social isolation in older people

Source:
Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services
Publisher:
Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS)
Publication date:
27 February 2014

Abstract

This briefing looks specifically at the prevention of isolation and loneliness amongst older people, with a particular focus on what practitioners in the fields of health and social care should bear in mind when working to tackle this important and growing issue.