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The latest from the 100% Digital Leeds team.

Delivering our Digital Health Hub through Lockdown

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”

“Supporting members to stay connected through the pandemic”

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””

“Digital Champions Training has enabled us to better support our patients!”

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!””

How we collaboratively designed and built a toolkit in 12 weeks

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”

“Supporting our members through lockdown with digital”

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””

“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”

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