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This information page provides information for older people on Coronavirus, staying safe and well at home, and how to take care of an older person.
Alzheimer Scotland publishes updates on their actions and developments during the pandemic, and provides key resources centred on helping older people that are affected by dementia
The Info Hub is split into three sections that signpost to relevant Housing LIN practice briefings, national government guidelines and other useful information for the Housing for Older People sector.
Provides multi-language guides and materials for older persons, carers, policy makers and others working in sectors working with older persons. Includes advice on collecting pensions.
Vinay Gupta highlights the issues around protection of older people during the pandemic, and puts together advice on how to practical ways to protect them.
This Housing LIN briefing sets out a number of top tips on supporting people affected by dementia during the Coronavirus pandemic.
This is UK government official guidance on shielding and protecting vulnerable people during the pandemic.
Advice for talking about care planning, for those who are especially susceptible to COVID-19
April is a tech support service designed for older people — to ensure older people make the best use of technology in situations like this
Provides care organisations a digital platform to organise care remotely.
Daily check-in service via SMS for seniors living alone and alerts for caregivers when seniors are in need of help.
The buddi digital wristband is designed to keep older people and the people you care about in touch. Your wristband has alert buttons, a fall sensor, and works with your smart phone through a secure, personalised app where you select the people who you’d like to connect with.
Cyber-Seniors’ aims to improve digital literacy across generations and to connect people through the development and dissemination of resources that enable community organizations to provide tech-training for senior citizens using an intergenerational, youth volunteer model.
The Feebris app helps carers identify health risks and deterioration in elderly people through a 10-minute online check-up.
Motion sensors and an app allow users to check on older loved ones throughout the day. Family members or friends can use the app to keep up-to-date with the day-to-day activity of their loved ones.
Phone calling service with a professional interviewer for people to record their memories and provide companionship
VideoVisit HOME is a remote home care service targeted specially to home care, rehabilitation and disability services. It allows remote caregivers to provide face-to-face support and companionship to the clients in their independent living at home.
How the Elderly can use Apps and Tech to maintain their lifestyle, implement social distancing, stay home, stay safe, maintain their health, promotes resilience during the pandemic.