Free Digital Resources

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The National Care Forum has developed a series of free information sheets to help people make the best use of digital technology.

 

Click on the links below to read or download the information sheets.

Basic Skills

1.     Types of devices that you can use to access the internet

2.     Getting started – what you need to do once you have your devices

3.     Connecting to the internet – what the options are and how to do it

4.     Accessibility – making the most of the accessibility functions on devices

5.     Keeping safe online – the essentials

Connectivity

1.     Social networks – what they are, how to use them, top tips

2.     Video calling – what it means, what you need, how to do it

3.     Web Portals – what they are, how to use them, top tips

4.     Messaging – emails, text messages, WhatsApp – what they are, how to use them, top tips

5.     Sending and receiving photos – how to do it, top tips

Wellbeing & Resilience

1.     Search Engines – what they are, how to use them, top tips

2.     App stores – what they are, how to use them, top tips

 

The full list of information sheets can be found here.

 

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