'Social Prescribing' Tackling Isolation And Loneliness In The Midlands

It's particularly targeted at people retiring or those suffering from 'empty nest syndrome'.

Social prescriptions are being used to tackle isolation and loneliness in the midlands.

The process involves a consultation with the Local Development Office, to find groups and community projects to get involved in.

It's particularly targeted at people retiring or those suffering from 'empty nest syndrome'.

Margaret Duignan availed of the service in Offaly - she says it helped get her back into social environments:

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