The small steps that can make a big difference in tackling loneliness (T&A)
A NEW campaign with the aim of helping prevent loneliness and social isolation in local communities is being launched across the Bradford district today.
The ‘Looking out for our neighbours’ campaign, created by the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership, encourages local people to do simple things to look out for one another to help improve the wellbeing of other residents in the area.
According to research from The Health Foundation, social isolation can increase the risk of having a stroke by a third, and older people who live alone are 50 per cent more likely to visit A&E than those who live with others. Read More