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The latest from the 100% Digital Leeds team.

“Digital has been a lifeline for our members living with Dementia”

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””

iPads and Alexa have been a lifeline at Leeds Recovery Hubs

During the pandemic the Recovery Hubs have borrowed iPads and Alexa’s from 100% Digital Leeds Lending Scheme.  Developing their customer’s confidence and digital skills has been a real journey and so many have embraced this, taking their very first steps online and it’s brought so much laughter and smiles. Since lockdown their service users haven’tContinue reading “iPads and Alexa have been a lifeline at Leeds Recovery Hubs”

Using Alexa to support carers throughout the pandemic

Guest Post from Aidan Finney at Carers Leeds who shares Monica’s story: We received several Amazon Echo Show’s from 100% Digital Leeds at the start of the pandemic which we were keen to get out to support Carers in isolation. Through working in partnership with 100% Digital Leeds on the NHS Widening Participation Dementia Pathfinder we had seen theContinue reading “Using Alexa to support carers throughout the pandemic”

Leeds and Croydon are creating a Digital Inclusion Toolkit

Leeds City Council and the London Borough of Croydon have kicked off the first Sprint in our joint project to create a collaborative Digital Inclusion Toolkit. The project is funded by MHCLG as part of the Local Digital COVID-19 Challenge, and will be delivered in partnership with AgeUK Croydon and the Eastbourne-based company TechResort. Leeds hasContinue reading “Leeds and Croydon are creating a Digital Inclusion Toolkit”

Staying safe online

Links to trusted sites providing information and online learning to help people to stay safe online. The UK Safer Internet Centre  A great place to find out how to stay safe online. They have produced lots of useful guides that are child-friendly but useful for all, including this guide on how to stay safe on Houseparty Continue reading “Staying safe online”

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