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Here you'll find all the resources from our Tackling Loneliness conference in June 2018. This event was held as part of our former project The Way Ahead, which was funded by the City Bridge Trust between 2016 and 2019.

This conference was attended by Deputy Mayor Matthew Ryder, who announced Mayor Sadiq Khan’s decision to sign up to the World Health Organisation’s Global Network of Age-friendly Cities and Communities.

  • SCIE Tackling Loneliness

    Paul Burstow, Chair of the Social Care Institute for Excellence, on tackling loneliness amongst older Londoners. 

  • Loneliness and Social Care

    Jill Manthorpe of the Social Care Workforce Research Unit at Kings College London discuss how social care can reduce isolation.

  • Loneliness and Public Health

    There's plenty of research about loneliness in later life, but what does it tell us?Andrew Steptoe of University College London investigates.

  • Introducing MYsocial

    Age UK Lambeth's MYsocial programme has been bringing local residents together since 2017. Their CEO Graham Gardiner tells us more in this presentation.