RCMG and Calke worked in partnership with a number of organisations and individuals with specialist expertise in addressing issues of loneliness and social isolation, alongside organisations that enabled our vision of HumanKind to come to life. These include: 

Claire Keatinge, Northern Ireland’s first Commissioner for Older People discusses, in the following film, why older people are more at risk of loneliness and social isolation and what society can do to help: 

In this film, Anna Mullaney, from the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) talks about the work that CALM does and shares why it’s so important for men to seek help when they need it, to talk and to connect to help prevent male suicides. 

Cheryl Culver, from Remark! Community, shares more about why Deaf people are at risk of loneliness and what organisations, including cultural and heritage sites, can do to ensure that their venues are inclusive and accessible for all.