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Technology advice for social care providers

Connecting Care Bulletin - October 2014

Lasa's monthly round-up of technology and social care news.

Argos: free tablet devices to help get people online

Partnership with digital skills charity Go ON UK to offer workshops to 10,000 adults

BT launches shared internet service for housing associations

​BT Business launches a new service aimed at helping housing associations offer low cost internet connections and devices to their…

Resource: Can online innovations enhance social care?

Exploring the challenges of using digital technology to develop new models of support for older people is a Provokation Paper…

Big Lottery: £82m to reduce social isolation of older people

In September 2014, the Big Lottery Fund announced 15 areas in England that would be sharing £82m to reduce the social isolation…

Disaster Planning - Some thoughts and a checklist

​'It'll never happen to us' is something I often hear said by managers of voluntary sector organisations when I mention…

Connecting Care Bulletin - September 2014

Lasa's monthly round-up of technology and social care news.

Helping other people to use digital technology

If you are able to offer some time to help a disabled or older person get online or use digital…

NEW DATE: Social Media - Tips for success

Our webinar on social media tips for success will show you how to get the most out of each tool…

Downloads : Policies and Resources Library

Our library of downloadable policies, documents, guides and resources that voluntary sector social care providers will find useful in their…

There IS an app for that

With so many apps available for use on smartphones and tablets it can be difficult to know which to try…

Beside the seaside ...

Straightforward changes make a big difference.

Getting Started With Technology

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. The same is true for technology as novice users…

Connecting Care Bulletin - August 2014

Lasa's monthly round-up of technology and social care news.

How technology in the home can improve health and social care

Government programme could help elderly people to use products that help maintain health and independence

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We need an IT security plan

Overview of the main security threats to your ICT, and resources to help you avoid them.

Digital capabilities in the social care workforce

95% of adult social care workforce use digital technology for at least one work related activity

Buying discounted and donated technology

Charities should rarely pay full retail prices for new hardware and software. Here's where to get donated and discounted products....

Technology and Ageing Organisations and Research

Age shouldn't be a barrier to use of digital technology or Internet resources. All you need is your imagination and…

Budgeting for technology

Getting the most from limited funding means choosing the technology at the right price,without forgetting to allow for training,…

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