The ‘Together’ initiative has been launched in partnership with Student.com, Sheffcare and Student Roost to provide an opportunity for local students and care home residents to create long-lasting friendships. ‘Together’ encourages healthy wellbeing by helping residents build a network outside of their accommodation. The initiative has been launched as a direct response to research statistics showing that both students and the older generation in local communities are at risk of the negative impact of loneliness on mental health and wellbeing. Research conducted by Student.com showed that 70% of students have…Read More
Leonard Cheshire release hard-hitting film ‘Journey to Independence’ to launch nationwide campaign.
Most of us take our independence for granted. The freedom to choose how we live, what we learn, where we work. The choice to go out, have lunch with friends or just pop to the shops. But with 1 in 5 of us in the UK acquiring a disability at some point in our lives, suddenly, everything becomes more challenging. What does it take, as human beings, to have the patience and energy to push through the pain and frustration, to find the strength to thrive again? ‘Journey to Independence’,…Read More