Making Every Contact Count - Loneliness and Isolation
Loneliness and isolation is a growing issue, and with an ageing population, the problem is only likely to get worse. It is not uncommon for those experiencing isolation to go for days, weeks or months without meaningful human contact. To learn what you can do to help tackle this issue, we've created this course.
This course is for anyone who comes into contact with people who might be vulnerable to isolation and loneliness:
- All practitioners who come into contact with people
- Frontline health and social care staff
- People with friends, relatives and neighbours who might be more at risk of isolation and loneliness.
This Loneliness and Isolation course is for anyone who comes into contact with people who might be lonely or isolated. It will provide an awareness of what isolation and loneliness is, who might be vulnerable, how to spot signs that someone might need help and what you can do to help tackle this issue.
You will automatically get a course certificate on course completion - with your name, the CPD hours, the date and learning objectives.
Once you've completed this course, you'll have a knowledge of:
- What isolation and loneliness is
- Who might be vulnerable
- How to spot signs that someone might need help
- The challenges you might be faced with when trying to help someone
- What you can do to tackle this issue.
- The different methods and resources available for helping to prevent isolation and loneliness.