Digital inclusion essential for COVID-19 response
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Digital inclusion essential for COVID-19 response

The non-profit InternetNZ is calling on New Zealand government and internet service providers to ensure all New Zealanders have access to the internet during the Coronavirus pandemic. Access to the internet is critical to staying informed, maintaining work and education, and keeping connected socially during the Coronavirus outbreak. InternetNZ is…

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Cyber experts step in as criminals seek to exploit Coronavirus fears

Cyber criminals have launched phishing scams in the wake of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre is urging people to follow online safety advice, from spotting suspicious emails to securing passwords. Cyber criminals have impersonated agencies including The World Health Organisation and the US Center for…

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Addressing community care’s technology pain points

The Aged Care Industry Technology Council has called for investment in technology and innovation as a core feature of aged care. The Aged Care sector must learn to interact with technologies such as mobile phones and smart home technology that is already being used in households across Australia. The council…

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Enhancing home care services through technology
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Enhancing home care services through technology

Two Australian home care providers are supporting their clients using technology to increase quality of life and help clients feel more socially connected. A Gold Coast woman has benefited from a tablet and training given by her home care provider, helping her to access an online social center with activities…

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Goodwill Offering Digital Literacy Program

American non-profit Goodwill Industries now offers a digital literacy program, helping seniors maintain relevance in increasingly computer-dependent jobs. About 16% of American adults lack basic digital literacy, while 71% of jobs require medium to high levels of digital skills. Goodwill Career Solutions now offers a free digital literacy program to…

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