Rural connections is a case study on loneliness and isolation in the rural setting Ruthin and the surrounding area situated in the Vale of Clwyd, Denbighshire, North Wales.
Rural Connections - Card Game Activity
Rural Connections is a card game activity design for older people to a start new conversation about memories. Inspired by immersing myself in the community of Ruthin and conducting conversations with people who attend the Denbighshire voluntary service council (DVSC).
Workshop - Rural Connections, Card Game Activity
The card game activity is called Rural Connections. Which has been designed to encourage people to talk about their memories, by answering questions on the prompt cards and telling someone else about their experiences, hoping to encourage new conversations and interactions.
Rural Connections Newspaper
People from the University of the Third Age (U3A) and the DVSC - Open Doors social groups based in Ruthin, took part in a questionnaire on the topic of loneliness and isolation, where people would be answering questions about their own personal experience or knowledge of other peoples experiences on the questions in matter in this particular rural location.
Using the information and data provided from the questionnaires, to inform and produce this newspaper publication to raise awareness of loneliness and isolation in rural locations.
Quotes are taken from peoples answers from the questionnaires.
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