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A man sits alone looking at a book or photo album

Lonely Life Stages: New study reveals triggers for loneliness epidemic in the UK

08 Dec 2016

New in-depth study by the Co-op and the British Red Cross reveals epidemic levels of loneliness and social isolation in the UK

A Red Cross volunteer looks at a photo with a service user

Prevention in action: How are prevention and integration being implemented?

Local authorities in England must do more in their local areas to provide services which prevent, reduce or delay the need for care and support.

Sally Driver meets support at home worker Chris at her front door, holding on to a grab rail.

Prevention in action: resources for local decision makers

Too many people have to reach crisis point before they receive the health and social care support they need.

a woman lies in a hospital bed

Two years on from the Care Act, progress is ‘too slow’ says British Red Cross

22 Sep 2017

Local authorities are struggling to meet their obligations to prevent, reduce, or delay the need for care, according to a new Red Cross report.

Older woman being supported at home

Feedback about our Independent Living services

Find out how many people would recommend our services to friends and family.

A Red Cross volunteer sits with a woman outside A&E

Red Cross report shows first aid ‘could help ease the pressure on A&E’

24 Aug 2017

First aid education could contribute towards easing the pressure on A&E, a new report by the British Red Cross has found.

Emergency response volunteers unloading equipment from vehicle

Feedback about our Event First Aid services

Find out how many people would recommend our services to friends and family.

A man and Red Cross volunteer chat and laugh over a cup of tea

New British Red Cross teams across UK get ready to tackle loneliness epidemic

20 Jul 2017

British Red Cross & Co-op take action on loneliness and launch nationwide services

Woman in a wheelchair laughing with her grandaughter

Mobility aids

We provide short-term loans of wheelchairs and toilet aids.

A Mongolian Red Cross volunteer gives a food parcel to a single parent family

How we're helping in Mongolia

Hundreds of Red Cross volunteers visit over 2,000 people who need support at least twice a month. This includes older people, people with disabilities and other isoloated people. At least 1,600 people also visit Red Cross social care centres in urban areas every quarter.

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