Last week I spoke at the launch of Teeth Team's annual report at the Houses of Parliament. Teeth Team is a well-established and nationally-recognised child dental health improvement initiative that takes dental education directly to children by going into local primary schools.Continue Reading
As we live longer, the prevalence of loneliness and isolation among the elderly increases. Is it inevitable?
Sometimes it isn't that a person is alone, it's the quality of social contact they lack.
We're a civilised society and yet many elderly neighbours live with virtually no communication with others for weeks on end. We assume they must have contact with somebody, just not us.Continue Reading