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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | December 2017

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How community nurses can help fight loneliness this Christmas

How community nurses can help fight loneliness this Christmas
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With family and friends going away for Christmas, many older people find that they lose their support networks at this time of year. Coupled with an increased difficulty in going outside because of adverse weather conditions and reduced public transport, older people can feel a greater sense of  loneliness and isolation during the festive season.