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Loneliness & Isolation Case Studies 

On this page you can find out about some of the great work going on in communities to tackle loneliness and unwanted isolation. Get ideas, inspiration and contacts details to help support you in your own work.

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Loneliness case studies

  • Loneliness: An issue we should all be concerned about - video (eng)

    Fantastic and funny short film about how staying active and engaged with your community can prevent loneliness. Produced by Bristol Ageing Better.

  • Loneliness: What do older people say - video (eng)

    Four people give their views on loneliness in older age. A powerful film from the Campaign to End Loneliness. Full versions of the interviews shown in this film are available below.

  • Neighbourhood approaches to loneliness: Our stories (eng)

    Neighbourhood approaches to loneliness: Our stories

    Case studies on how neighbourhood action can tackle loneliness in your community from JRF.

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  • Loneliness: Aegon's Story - video (eng)

    Aegon tells his personal experience of loneliness following becoming a carer. Produced by the Campaign to End Loneliness.

  • Loneliness: Jo's story - video (eng)

    Jo talks about her experience of loneliness as an LGBT person. Produced by the Campaign to End Loneliness.

  • Loneliness: Lil's story - video (eng)

    Lil talks about her experience of loneliness from an urban persepective. Produced by the Campaign to End Loneliness.

  • Loneliness: Sally's story - video (eng)

    Sally talks about her experience of loneliness from a rural perspective. Produced by the Campaign to End Loneliness.

  • Care to listen, listen to care - video (eng)

    A film giving an overview of some of the services tackling loneliness organised by Royal Voluntary Service.

  • Setting up your own Men's Shed - video (eng)

    A film showing how to setup a Men's Shed from Men's Sheds Cymru and British Red Cross Wales.

  • Men's Sheds: Squirrels Nest - video (eng)

    Video of the men from the Squirrel's Nest, a Men's Shed in Bridgend. Produced by Red Café.