Loneliness and social isolation
with Carmel Austin
"Sometimes in life we have to make a choice and take a chance, otherwise nothing changes"
After nearly three decades working & studying in the Health & Social Care sector, Carmel Austin set up her own wellbeing practice in 2016. Carmel is particularly interested in helping people deal with loneliness and social isolation - an interest which stems from her time managing West Norfolk Befriending, where she was employed to set up and develop a service to help tackle the growing problem.
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