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A Connected Scotland: Scottish Government strategy for tackling social isolation and loneliness and building stronger social connections

Scotland has become one of the first countries in the world to develop a national strategy to deal with social isolation.

To kick start the strategy, Minister for Older People and Equalities, Christina McKelvie said the strategy would be backed by £1 million over the next two years to support and expand innovative projects and approaches to bring people together.  Improvements to health and social care, more accessible transport and investment in digital connectivity will all help to create a Scotland where individuals and communities are more connected.



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