“Loneliness is a silent epidemic” says the Co-chair of the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness, Rachel Reeves. We asked Steve Kilsby from the Royal Voluntary Service in Banbury, Oxfordshire, about how they help older people combat loneliness. “At Royal Voluntary Service, combating loneliness among older people is one of our focuses, as we aim to … Read moreLoneliness – a silent epidemic?
For mental health awareness week (#mhaw17), we’re focussing on the mental health challenges faced by older people. A challenge faced day to day by millions of people is loneliness. When local transport services are cut and it’s more difficult to get out and out, it’s easy to feel cut off from others. This blog looks … Read moreTackling loneliness through lunch clubs
N Needs Assessment See Care Needs Assessment. Nephropathy Term used to identify kidney failure. Neurologist Neurologists diagnose, treat and manage disorders which affect the brain and the entire nervous system. This includes sensory nerves, which transmit sensations to the brain for processing and motor nerves which control movement. Neuropathy High levels of glucose in the … Read more