Community Care Digital Services
Would you like to learn how to use the internet for everyday tasks such as shopping for groceries online or keeping in touch with family?
Community Care has developed three programs to help keep you connected. These include:
• Online supermarket shopping
• Video and phone social chat groups
• Get Connected Program
Shopping online provides individual support in your home for you to learn how to create a shopping account, create a shopping list and have your groceries delivered.
Video and phone social chat groups: remain connected with other people online or over the telephone through hosted conversations. This is a great way to develop friendships with people in your area from the comfort of your own home.
Get Connected Program: you can now borrow a tablet device, such as an Apple iPad or Samsung Tablet through Community Care for up to three months! We can help you learn how to use the tablet if needed so that you can connect online with friends and family, play games or search the internet. Alternatively, if you have your own Tablet or device and want to learn how to use it, we can also support you to do this.
If you are interested in any of these programs, please call Community Care on 9705 5444 to discuss.
Introduction to Tablets
Are you over 50, have a tablet and don’t know how to use it? Or know that there is more to it than what you know? Or don’t have a tablet but want to get one?
Casey Cardinia Libraries will be running a four week ‘Using your tablet’ course. You can bring your own tablet or borrow one of ours and you can even take it home in between sessions, so you can practice! All for Free!
The courses will run in small group sessions, with our skilled library trainers. There will be opportunities for one-on-one attention and supporting material available online so you can practice at home or work ahead at your own pace.
For more information visit: cclc.vic.gov.au/introduction-to-tablets or phone 1800 577 548
An Australia-wide initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world. Online learning resources can be found at https://beconnected.esafety.gov.au/ on a range of topics. Some guides have been translated into multiple languages.
Lively Tech Help
Lively is offering free and flexible tech support for seniors during this challenging time. They will match you with a young person, who'll work with you to provide social and practical support for up to 1 - 2 hours per week for FREE during the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you would like to discuss how they can help or arrange immediate support, give Lively a call on (03) 9070 4746 or fill out the form on the website at https://lively.org.au/covid-19/