Our groups can now meet ‘virtually’ and there’s still laughs… and coffee!” – Digital Champions making a real difference in Breathe Easy Groups

100% Digital Leeds have been supporting Leeds Breathe Easy groups over the last year with access to myCOPD, a self-management app to support them in self-managing their conditions.   Delivering digital champion training with group members has enabled digital support to be embedded across the groups, which has supported members to develop their digital skills andContinue reading “Our groups can now meet ‘virtually’ and there’s still laughs… and coffee!” – Digital Champions making a real difference in Breathe Easy Groups”

Combatting social isolation through digital

Health for All (Leeds) Ltd is a Leeds based charity working to change people’s lives and transform local communities.  Their vision is Health & wellbeing for all, Equipping people with the confidence and skills to live happy, healthy and fulfilled lives. Supporting vulnerable older adults, children, carers, young people and families.  At the beginning of the pandemic Health forContinue reading “Combatting social isolation through digital”

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!””

“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””