Research

Addressing loneliness and social isolation: lessons from research

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Introduction

Learning points How loneliness and social isolation affects wellbeing across the life course. The ways that inequality intersects with social isolation, and the multiple and complex factors that relate to loneliness. How social workers can work with and support lonely and isolated people; from using family systems theory to considering human-animal relationships. Contents Introduction Evidence-based practice Loneliness across […]

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