A comprehensive training programme for older people, volunteers and staff to raise awareness of loneliness and share key messages. Training is provided across Leeds, focusing on the causes and effects of social isolation and the ways in which this can be reduced.
Training and awareness solutions to help both older people who struggle with loneliness and social isolation and the staff and volunteers who work with them.
Social Isolation and Loneliness: Overview
What they are, how to tell the difference, and what to do
Valuing Our Skills
Finding and fostering people's unique gifts and contributions
Transitions Into Retirement
Helping people prepare for this new phase of life
Asset Based Community Development (ABCD)
How to find and make the most of the resources in your own backyard
How to ask the tough questions, and understand why we ask them