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Finding a way through the technology maze 

We use technology every day, at home and at work, to make life a little bit easier. Finding information on the internet, online banking, booking doctor’s appointments, working remotely from home, all these things help us to manage our busy and often complex lives.

But do we think about how technology can help when it comes to caring?

We're here to let you know what technology is available to you to support caring, where you can find it, and how you can access it. Some people will want to buy something ‘off the shelf’; some may want or need to go through a health or local authority assessment.

The important thing is that you know what is out there in the world of technology that can help you, and how you can find it.

  • Everyday technology

    There are lots of ways to use everyday technology to make your life easier, including some really simple ideas that you probably haven’t even thought of but could start doing today.

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  • Equipment

    Equipment in the home can make all the difference to someone’s independence, and can provide reassurance for you as a carer.

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  • Technology and care services

    From the simplest information apps to sophisticated monitoring devices, there is some great technology designed to help with caring

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  • Our products to help with caring

    We're working with partners to find new ways to use technology to support carers, beginning with our mobile and online app, Jointly

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