'Look out for those alone at Christmas'

28 November 2011
Dying Matters is urging members of the public to 'Look out for those alone this Christmas' as we launch our 2011 winter campaign.

The campaign aims to help prevent so many older people spendingHome alone poster
Christmas alone again this year by encouraging people to check on their neighbours - especially if they are already known to have a problem or have been bereaved. 

'Look out for those alone this Christmas' was officially launched by Labour MP Fabian Hamilton at the All Party Parliamentary Group on Hospice and Palliative Care on 23 November. 

More than a million people aged over 65 are likely to spend Christmas alone this year, while many others will be facing the seasonal period following the death of someone close to them.

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Download Let's make sure nobody dies alone at home this Christmas

Download Check on your neighbours this Christmas time 

For more information about the campaign or to order campaign posters, please contact us.

To donate to Dying Matters so that we can continue to make a real impact through our Home Alone campaign and our wider work in the year ahead please visit our donations page. Please note that for the time being, we are accepting donations through the website of NCPC, which leads the Dying Matters coalition. You can specify in the comments field that you are donating to Dying Matters.

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