Representatives from Devon’s Health and Wellbeing Board, which oversees the strategic delivery of health and social care services in the county, have signed an ambitious Charter to end loneliness.
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Thousands of people in Devon, young and old, experience loneliness to some degree, and it can lead to health problems. Starting today, we’re posting 12 clips in the run up to Christmas, suggesting different things that people can do to combat loneliness – to help themselves, or to help others in their communities.
Analysis by Bournemouth University’s Ageing and Dementia Research Centre has revealed that almost a fifth of over-75s in the UK go three months or longer with no one to share a meal with.