Social isolation

NARROWER TERMS:
Briefing paper

Adult social care and COVID-19: assessing the policy response in England so far

This briefing reviews national government policies on adult social care in England during the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic – from January to the end of May 2020.
Report

Responding to the ‘shadow pandemic’

This report presents the findings from a survey of 166 Victorian practitioners. The survey sought to capture the voices and experiences of practitioners responding to women experiencing violence during the COVID-19 shutdown.
Fact sheet

COVID-19, social isolation and ageing: CSI response

This fact sheet focuses on supporting the wellbeing of older Australians by ensuring they: meet their basic needs, stay socially connected, and stay physically active.
Report

What role might the social outcomes of education play during the COVID-19 lockdown?

While the economic benefits of education have been demonstrated in a number of areas, greater educational attainment is also positively associated with a variety of social outcomes that are important during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Fact sheet

Loneliness, social connection and COVID-19: CSI response

This fact sheet highlights some short-term tips on how Australians can be healthy social humans in these unusual times.
Briefing paper

Most of our social interactions are already digital – so will physical isolation change anything?

This briefing paper suggests that many Australians won‘t have to change much to adapt to new ways of online socialising. Data from the 2017 Australian Survey of Social Attitudes show that for about 45% of Australians, all or most of their communication with family members...
Report

Disrupting disadvantage: setting the scene

Entrenched disadvantage is unfortunately a well-known feature of the Australian socio-economic landscape. CEDA’s primary focus in this paper is on people who become stuck or are at risk of becoming stuck in disadvantage.
Report

Making the connection: transportation and youth disconnection

This report presents youth disconnection rates for the United States as a whole - by gender, by race and ethnicity, by region, by state, and by metro area. It explores factors associated with youth disconnection and makes recommendations for addressing them.
Report

Healthy social connections: a multi-disciplinary exploration

This review explores the relevance of social connection to contemporary discussions of social isolation and loneliness and produces a practical tool for considering social connectedness.
Journal article

Robert Menzies’ other forgotten people

Talk about ‘lifters’ and ‘leaners’ relies on the belief that our economy offers everyone except people with severe and permanent disabilities the opportunity to contribute. This rhetoric categorises people according to their moral and personal qualities, and positions those who miss out as less worthy...