Duration: 12m 45s
Filesize: 6.9 Mb
Recorded: 4 June 2020
Befriending Caithness is a voluntary service that aims to reduce isolation and loneliness in the county by matching volunteers to older isolated adults in the Caithness area.
Co-ordinators Angie House and Elspeth Manson recorded a conversation about their lockdown reflections. They explain that Befriending has made a transition from face to face visits to telephone conversations and they talk about the way that befriendees have approached these changes in a stoic and positive manner.
Listen to Angie and Elspeth discuss many aspects and experiences of lockdown, including shopping, clapping for carers, self-isolation and social distancing. They also desribe their transition to online meetings and the necessity to adapt to new technology.
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