Shielding, Social Isolation and Staying Connected

This resource provides a guide on how to prevent loneliness during COVID-19 as our lives, routines and connections change beyond recognition.


The resource aims to guide social care workers in these unprecedented times by providing practical tips and information about shielding, social isolation, loneliness and staying connected at this time. The resource is also relevant for social workers, other health and social care professionals, community groups, voluntary sector and churches who are all trying to support people at this crucial time.

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If you need any help/support using this resource, please contact the Social Care Council.

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Republished 14/10/20

Shielding, Social Isolation and Staying Connected