Leicestershire CareOnLine

CareOnLine provides training and support to isolated and vulnerable adults to use computers to communicate and access services in their own homes. It gives housebound Older People, People with Disabilities and Carers new skills, independence and a link with younger generations

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Case Studies




Youtube Channel with CareOnLine Users

Visit the Bespoke User Forum ” Grapevine”

Presentations looking at Social Care for Isolated People 

Introducing computers and the Internet to older users: findings from the Care OnLine project

Older People, Technology and the Community: The potential of technology to help older people renew or develop social contacts and to actively engage in their communities (PDF)

“Bridging the Digital Divide for Hard-to-Reach Groups” a joint UK/USA academic report by IBM

Research Piece- 12 Month Study of CareOnLine by Loughborough University

CareOnline Featured in European Ministerial Conference – “ICT for an Inclusive Society”

Shared Research & Case Studies with CareOnLine and The Memorial University

SUS-IT – Project on Ageing and Computer Use

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