The team have been researching social isolation, having discussions with experts and testing the #5up5down idea


Brotherhood of St Laurence

Carolyn met with the Mara Erhardt-Rumpe and Amanda Pagan from the Brotherhood of St Laurence. Mara and Amanda suggested that we need to clearly define our target population group. There many commonalities within subgroups, but not across different population groups – so we need to be clear about who we want to reach. Some people who are particularly isolated are mums with young children who live in growth corridors and don’t have access to transport, and older people. Mara an