Partner profile: Pyramid

Pyramid is an inclusive arts collective working with people with learning disabilities and autistic people in Leeds. Pyramid also plays a lead role in driving digital inclusion for people with learning disabilities and autistic people. Since 2021, Pyramid has hosted an Autism and Learning Disability Digital Inclusion Coordinator who works with organisations supporting people with learningContinue reading “Partner profile: Pyramid”

Be Online Stay Safe (BOSS)

The Be Online and Stay Safe (BOSS) project was a partnership between Leeds Older People’s Forum and 100% Digital Leeds, delivered between March and December 2023. BOSS was developed to address the challenges faced by older people in diverse communities to staying safe online, aligning with the goals outlined in the DCMS Online Media Literacy Strategy.Continue reading “Be Online Stay Safe (BOSS)”

Your Back Yard care homes project

Your Back Yard is a Leeds based social enterprise who work with local communities to support healthy lifestyles. Over the last nine months the organisation has delivered digital skills sessions across six care homes in Leeds. When working with care settings 100% Digital Leeds identified a gap in digital skills support provision. The team partneredContinue reading “Your Back Yard care homes project”

Arts in Care Digital Programme 2024 information webinar

The Arts in Care Digital Programme 2024 is back for a third year. 100% Digital Leeds is curating a programme of digital activities in response to the National Day of Arts in Care Homes, and with a focus around digital inclusion. The team is looking for organisations to contribute to a week of activities includingContinue reading “Arts in Care Digital Programme 2024 information webinar”

Digital inclusion research project with Leeds Beckett University

Over the last 12 months, 100% Digital Leeds has worked with the Centre for Health Promotion Research at Leeds Beckett University on a research project funded by the British Academy.

The aim of the research was to understand how two city-wide programmes led by local authorities – 100% Digital Leeds and #CovConnects – contribute towards addressing digital inequality at a city-wide level, and how this impact can be measured.

Partner profile: Cross Gates and District Good Neighbours Scheme

Cross Gates and District Good Neighbours Scheme is one of 100% Digital Leeds’s most long running partnerships, supporting digital inclusion since 2018. Their offer is constantly changing as they adapt to meet the needs of people in East Leeds. Lately Cross Gates and District Good Neighbours has adapted their digital inclusion offer to support serviceContinue reading “Partner profile: Cross Gates and District Good Neighbours Scheme”

Digital inclusion in primary care

The adoption of digital technology across health services has significantly increased in recent years. Around 10 million more people in the UK used NHS websites or digital applications in 2021 compared with 2020, and NHS App registrations increased from 2 million people in 2021 to 30 million in 2023. However, the benefits are not yet accessible for everyone.Continue reading “Digital inclusion in primary care”

Travel Connections

In 2023, Leeds Older People’s Forum were awarded a grant through the Department for Transport’s Tackling loneliness with transport fund to deliver the Travel Connections project. The project focused on increasing digital inclusion opportunities for older people in engaging with taxi and bus apps. 100% Digital Leeds partnered with Leeds Older People’s Forum and identified six key communityContinue reading “Travel Connections”

Partner profile: St Paul’s Ireland Wood

St Paul’s Ireland Wood is an Anglican church and part of the diocese of Leeds. The church focuses on making a difference in the lives of individuals, the community, and the wider society. They offer a range of groups and services for local residents who are isolated, on a low income, or otherwise in need.Continue reading “Partner profile: St Paul’s Ireland Wood”

Bringing digital support to residents of tower blocks in LS9

100% Digital Leeds and The Old Fire Station are working with Housing Leeds and Space2 to deliver digital inclusion sessions from communal spaces of tower blocks in Gipton. The sessions are bringing digital support to the doorsteps of older residents with frailty and mobility issues in one of the most disadvantaged wards in the city.Continue reading “Bringing digital support to residents of tower blocks in LS9”