Tackling loneliness in Retirement Housing and Extra Care Housing – an A to Z

A new Housing LIN briefing (No 6) sets out who is deemed “extremely vulnerable” and, in the light of latest Government guidance on shielding, provides a section with an A-Z of examples of practice of how residents in retirement/sheltered and extra care housing are experiencing loneliness and isolation and the creative ways in which operators have organised a range of scheme based and virtual activities to support their independence, health and wellbeing and keep connected during the pandemic.