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Managing mental health during lockdown: how the Tablet Lending Scheme is helping Roderic

Roderic has no internet at home and would ordinarily get online at his local Library. As well as removing his means of getting online, lockdown has meant that Roderic has been unable to do many of the things that help him manage his mental health to feel and stay well. Being able to borrow a … Continue reading Managing mental health during lockdown: how the Tablet Lending Scheme is helping Roderic

Digital access can be a lifeline: how RHEA have supported Pavlos to get online

RHEA (Richmond Hill Elderly Action) is a charity that works with and for people aged 55 and over living in Richmond Hill and the wider Leeds 9 area. RHEA currently has over 750 members and is always welcoming more to the social opportunities and support services it provides. When Pavlos was referred to Donna, Engagement … Continue reading Digital access can be a lifeline: how RHEA have supported Pavlos to get online

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

Digital inclusion support for organisations during COVID-19

We want everyone in city to be able to make the most of digital to stay healthy, informed, and connected and we know that many Leeds organisations are using digital technology to reach out to people who are suffering from the effects of isolation and quarantine. Here's how we can help your organisation get the … Continue reading Digital inclusion support for organisations during COVID-19

“It has been a lifeline” – Carers Leeds share how our Tablet Lending Scheme is supporting carers in isolation.

Beryl was first introduced to technology when she attended our Carers Leeds Introduction to IT course. She had never used a tablet before she joined the course. By the end of the course Beryl was confidently using her tablet to research online, send emails and send messages to others in the group. Beryl asked to … Continue reading “It has been a lifeline” – Carers Leeds share how our Tablet Lending Scheme is supporting carers in isolation.

SUPPORTING ADULTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES IN THE WAKE OF COVID-19

Leeds is home to many highly valued organisations which support people with learning disabilities to live independent and equal lives. In response to the Covid-19 outbreak, they have had to close their doors and quickly adapt their working methods in order to continue providing support, information and activities to their users.

100% Digital Leeds team response to COVID-19

The 100% Digital Leeds team are using digital tools and technology to prevent the most vulnerable in society from falling off the radar of the organisations that support them. Anyone who is digitally excluded is also at risk of increased isolation during the current crisis. This includes older people, those with long-term health conditions, people … Continue reading 100% Digital Leeds team response to COVID-19