The subject of loneliness and mental health has been at the forefront of discussions in adult social care. We have explored the topic of loneliness and come across a few options to help combat loneliness such as au pairing and Homeshare schemes. If the Homeshare scheme or au pairing isn’t right for you because there’s no spare space at home or having someone live-in (or living-in with someone as a younger person) isn’t something you’d be comfortable with, then there are also many non-live in schemes that help build community connections and reduce loneliness. Continue reading “Loneliness And Mental Health: Social Networking (In The Flesh)”
Loneliness, I think, is something everyone will come into contact with at some point in their lives. Whether it stems from the quality or quantity of our relationships, we can all relate to that ‘subjective, unwelcome feeling of [the] lack or loss of companionship’.