Digital and virtual remote support is becoming an increasingly essential lifeline across our communities with helplines in particular being unsung heroes. Telephone befriending schemes, online craft or exercise sessions, and carers groups meeting on Facebook – the scope of activities is wide. Technology can provide new ways to support people, but how can it be used effectively to complement in-person support?
Who is it for?
Anyone developing activities around supporting digital and virtual remote access and is interested in learning tips and approaches from projects around the country including community or voluntary groups, charities, the NHS, or local authorities.