This toolkit was designed by GMCVO-led project Ambition for Ageing to help build more effective social connection projects for older people during the new operating environment of COVID-19.
The toolkit includes:
Design Principles and Challenges Checklist: What you need to know when designing and restarting projects at a time of social distancing.
Projects compatible with social distancing: A collection of case studies of projects compatible with social distancing, including key learning.
These documents are a part of a larger report, Developing social contact models in a time of social distancing: a response to COVID-19.
The full report contains:
An overview of policy and some useful concepts
A checklist of likely challenges
A set of design principles that can help shape project development
A series of case studies that can help outline practical approaches
These documents are available together and separately at www.ambitionforageing.org.uk/socialcontact
The documents are available to download below.