Plan for prevention - prompt cards

Preventing loneliness and social isolation for older people
Published on 30 Jul 2014

These cards are reminders to think about ways you can work with people you support to help them keep connected.

What can this tool be used for?

For example social isolation and loneliness are associated with poorer health and well-being. These cards prompt people to think about preventative approaches to maintain and build social and community connections for older people.

Preventing loneliness and social isolation for older people
These cards are reminders to think about ways you can work with people you support to help them keep connected

How do you use it?

You could review these cards before you start your working day, introduce them into discussions with people you work with, and give them to people you work with so they can use them as a reminder about their own health and wellbeing.

Outcomes of using this tool

We anticipate that the outcomes of using these cards are that people are supported to talk about loneliness.