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Hellen Bowey, Alcove CEO and Co-Founder

ALCOVE CALLS FOR GOVERNMENT TO INVEST IN ‘DIGITALLY DISADVANTAGED’

Open Letter To Minister For Loneliness Calls For Tech Support To Tackle Isolation in Care


As new research from the Mental Health Foundation reveals that feelings of loneliness in UK adults has jumped from one in ten (10%) before the COVID-19 pandemic to one in four (24%) following lockdown, Alcove, a leading care technology provider, is calling on the government to urgently prioritise technology as part of the UK’s social care provision, in an effort to tackle digital isolation and loneliness in vulnerable residents, and support the care system as it faces unprecedented demand.

Alcove, which works with local authorities and care providers across the country to deliver bespoke social care plans for vulnerable service users, has published an open letter to Baroness Barran, Minister for Loneliness, calling for the government to support local authorities in...

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