Digital Angels (with Age UK – connecting elderly people to technology within their local communities)

Organiser Leeds Involving People
Start date 1 August 2016
End date
Location Leeds
Contact Name Alison Brophy
Contact Email Alison.brophy@leedsinvolvement.org.uk
Website http://leedsinvolvement.org.uk/our-partners/
Aims The Digital Angels project aims to combat social isolation in the elderly through the use of the internet and social media.
Description LIP identified volunteers with IT expertise to act as Digital Angels in the community to engage with older, isolated people and empower them to use digital technology. This enables members to connect with other people in the community and their family in this way as well as access support services.
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