Neighbourhood Watch groups could help with elderly care

Posted in: News on July 15, 2013

The Minister for Social Care, Norman Lamb, talked today about many older people having very lonely lives, which can lead to physical and mental health problems. He talks about extending the work of the Neighbourhood Watch Network and such groups so that there is a sense of community for the ones living alone and try to at least break the cycle of isolation. The Beth Johnson Foundation have long supported the Campaign to End Loneliness and welcome any initiative that attempts to enhance the lives of older people in our communities.To read the full article go to the BBC News item here


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