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Go ON Adopt a Care Home

Go ON Adopt a Care Home

March 8, 2011
With 6 million older people currently offline and around 450,000 care home residents in the UK, Go ON Adopt a Care Home has just launched to utilise the brilliant skills of young Digital Champions.
The inspiration of Lilla Harris, former nurse and care home manager and founder of the award winning finerday.com, Go ON Adopt is encouraging every school in the UK to “adopt” a local care home or sheltered housing scheme, to help engage residents in the wonderful world of the web.  For Lilla, it’s the logical next step after Finerday, which she developed after witnessing the dwindling number of letters and photos older people received.  She realised that “the world was moving online and leaving older people more and more isolated.”