The latest from the 100% Digital Leeds team.
At 100% Digital Leeds we believe that our partner organisations are our greatest asset, and through our tablet lending scheme, we are able to provide them with devices and data to reach digitally excluded people all across Leeds. LATCH is one such organisation who are working with us to ensure that those they help areContinue reading “Tablet Lending at LATCH”
100% Digital Leeds have partnered with Leeds Arts Health and Wellbeing Network to host a series of 3 free 30 minute lunchtime webinars this month showcasing the range of engaging and accessible online tools and resources available to those who would like to explore arts, culture, and creativity from their own home during lockdown. LeedsContinue reading “Online arts and culture for health and wellbeing webinars”
An update from Cross Gates and District Good Neighbours Scheme CIO, working in partnership with 100% Digital Leeds creating better Health outcomes through Digital Inclusion After the success of our Digital Health Hub launch in September 2019 working in partnership with 100% Digital Leeds we were successful in securing funding from Good Things Foundation toContinue reading “Delivering our Digital Health Hub through Lockdown”
An update from Seacroft Good Neighbours on the impact of becoming Digital Champions and receiving equipment via the 100% Digital Leeds Tablet Lending Scheme, which has supported them to develop a digital offer for their members. At Seacroft Good Neighbours our aim is to reduce loneliness and isolation of older people living predominately in LeedsContinue reading ““Supporting members to stay connected through the pandemic””
Guest Blog Post from Mandy, Social Prescribing Link Worker in Leeds One of my patients reported feeling isolated and lonely in the first Covid lockdown which was having an impact on his mental health. He was shielding due to physical health difficulties and could no longer connect to the groups that he used to seeContinue reading ““Digital Champions Training has enabled us to better support our patients!””
Guest post from David Hampton – Interaction Designer and Developer at Croydon Council If you’ve read our previous blog posts about the Digital Inclusion Toolkit project, you’ll know that Leeds City Council and Croydon Council have teamed up in partnership with AgeUK Croydon and TechResort. Why? We have a joint mission – to share aContinue reading “How we collaboratively designed and built a toolkit in 12 weeks”
As we approach a second lockdown, Michelle at AVSED shares in this guest blog post how they’re adapting their services and using digital as a way of keeping their members connected and combatting loneliness. AVSED is a Leeds Neighbourhood Network based in Yeadon and we work with over 60’s in Aireborough (Yeadon, Guiseley, Rawdon andContinue reading ““Supporting our members through lockdown with digital””
Guest post from Amanda and Amy from Memory Lane : Memory Lane is a care company based in Yeadon designed to help older people in the community who are living with dementia. We do this by inviting them to attend our activity day centre for cognitive stimulation and uplifting activities. During the pandemic we had toContinue reading ““Digital has been a lifeline for our members living with Dementia””
During Sprint 1, the Leeds and Croydon project to create a Digital Inclusion Toolkit came up with a draft chapter list for the Toolkit, intending to cover all the topics we think are important to include. We refined those headings during Sprint 2 and now we are looking for feedback on the structure of ourContinue reading “Digital Inclusion Toolkit – Call for Feedback”
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