Louise Ellaway at TedxHackney

Louise Ellaway speaks about isolation and death in care homes.

In November 2013 Year Here alumnus Louise Ellaway’s delivered her compelling Tedx talk ‘How to Think More about Death’.

Louise’s journey, from volunteering in a care home in … during her Year Here fellowship to beginning her own social enterprise Rootless Garden, has given her unique insight into the growing problem of an increasingly ageing and isolated population.

Watch below as she talks about her experiences of what she aptly calls ‘the community no one chose to be in’.


Louise is partnerships manager at Kitchenette.

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