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Technology for nursing homes

Age Friendly Ireland

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Programme: Wicklow

WHO Theme: Communication And Information

Funding Stream: Community Resilience Fund CovidLocal AF Programme Funding

Resources Required: Paid Staff

Cost: 1000-5000


Tablets and laptops were purchased for participating nursing homes around Wicklow in order to allow the residents to stay connected to their loved ones.

Aim of Initiative

Who is it aimed at

Nursing home residents

Steps critical to success

  1. Funding
  2. participation of nursing homes
  3. time

Challenges in Planning / Delivery

  1. time frame
  2. covid travel restrictions
  3. nil

Outcomes / Benefits

  1. very positive feedback, residents delighted
  2. nil
  3. nil

Evaluation / Report:

Richella Wood //