Your opportunity to make a difference in Southampton through innovation and enterprise
The problem: Isolation of older people in Southampton
A million older people in the UK haven’t spoken to anyone for a month.
At Christmas, an estimated 500,000 older people will be alone.
Sources: Age UK; Friends of the Elderly
Southampton University research has shown the extent of isolation experienced by older people in Southampton. Local voluntary sector organisations working in this area have confirmed that fresh ideas are urgently needed to make a sustainable difference.
The challenge: To come up with an innovative, enterprising idea … Read the rest