As part of their big ageing population debate, the Guardian have highlighted the fantastic work of Open Age in the Royal Borough and Westminster.

With over half of over-65’s in Kensington and Chelsea living on the first floor of properties or above, and reporting difficulty using stairs, the potential for social isolation in the borough is high.

Do read the article,  ‘phone groups break down social barriers for housebound older people’ , to learn more about the phone groups and impact they are making to the lives of local residents.