School children from Maldon in Essex have been spending time with dementia patients in care homes as part of a new project to tackle isolation and loneliness.
Children from All Saints Primary school have built friendships with the residents after spending months talking to them.
It's part of a project called Maldon Up! - a social experiment aiming to tackle social stigma, isolation and loneliness And those involved have made their own film to raise awareness
Anglia Ruskin University will spend the next year evaluating whether there are proven medical benefits from this interaction.