A brief guide to measuring loneliness

The title, A Brief Guide to Measuring Loneliness for Charities and Social Enterprises

What Works Centre for Wellbeing, 2018

In October 2018 the UK government announced a strategy to tackle loneliness in England, along with dedicated funding to help communities build stronger connections and alleviate loneliness. At the same time the Office for National Statistics (ONS) worked with a panel of experts to recommend a set of questions to help measure loneliness.

This guidance will help charities and social enterprises use these national loneliness measures in evaluations.

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