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Physical – Digifit Staying Connected – ACORN Tablets Cocooning Booklets & Age Friendly Magazine (information on food/health/wellbeing)

Age Friendly Ireland

Age Friendly Fingal

Programme: Fingal

WHO Theme: Civic Participation And Employment, Communication And Information, Community Support And Health Services, Housing, Outdoor Spaces And Buildings, Respect And Social Inclusion, Social Participation

Health & Wellbeing Theme: Physical Activity, Positive Mental And Emotional Health, Staying Connected, Switching Off And Being Creative, Your Body Your Health

Funding Stream: Community Resilience Fund CovidHealthy Ireland FundLocal AF Programme Funding

Resources Required: Community Support, Financial, Paid Staff, Services

Cost: 5000-10000


Booklets designed & graphics of information of health/ wellbeing/active health/puzzles so older people feel connected their groups & outside world during cocooning in the pandemic.

Aim of Initiative

Who is it aimed at

Older People & their groups however it was distributed to all households in Fingal administrative area.

Steps critical to success

  1. Resources (People/Financial)
  2. Understanding the Content of information
  3. Getting the Older People involved in the content

Challenges in Planning / Delivery

  1. The depth & breadth of the project
  2. Project Management
  3. Delivery of project

Outcomes / Benefits

  1. Value of the booklet delivered to house of a cocooner
  2. Value of the content within the booklet
  3. Tangible information

Evaluation / Report:

Louise Edmonds & Caroline Power /

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