The above dates are not set dates for groups but are the range in which they will run throughout the year.

 

Current running Digital Inclusion Groups for Carers

 

Forward Carers Digital Inclusion Programme

Forward Carers Digital Inclusion sessions for Carers in Partnership with DigiKick. Visit digikick.co.uk 

Erdington, Birmingham- Every Thursday starting 13th Jan 22 at 10am- 12pm Free to Carers registered with Birmingham Carers Hub. Location: Eden Cafe, 300 Reservoir Rd, Erdington, B23 6DF. (If you are not registered with Birmingham Carers Hub, please inform the team on the day and we will contact you for a quick free registration). 

 

Forward Carers Legacy Groups

These groups were part of the launch of Digital Inclusion groups for Carers over the age of 50 as part of Ageing Better Birmingham.They are now delivered by DigiKick but can still be attended by people in Birmingham.

Edgbaston, Birmingham- Every Monday starting 10th Jan 22 at 1:30-3:30pm. Free to people in Birmingham. Location: Walker Memorial Hall, 18 Ampton Rd, Birmingham, B15 2UJ. 

Great Barr, Birmingham- Every Wednesday starting 12th Jan 22 at 1:30-3:30pm. Free to people in Birmingham. Location:St Matthews Church, Aldridge Rd, Birdbrook Rd,Birmingham, B44 8RA.

For information or to book onto any of the 3 above groups please call Lewis on 07726 302 138.

 

 

*THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS TO REGISTER INTEREST FOR NEW LOCATIONS IN THE WEST MIDLANDS. WE WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHICH LOCATIONS YOU OR SOMEBODY YOU KNOW MAY NEED DIGITAL INCLUSION SESSIONS!*

 

Please help any family, friends, neighbours or customers to register their interest with their consent if they are unable to access the internet. 

Aimed at:

  • Carers
  • Living in West Midlands 
  • Would like to gain skills & confidence online whilst meeting others. 

 

Where?

  • In the community

 

What will I learn?

Even if you are unsure how to switch a device on we can help open the door to the following new skills:

  • Understanding more about what the internet is and how to use it in a safe way.
  • Learning more about different devices like a smart phone/tablet or computer.
  • Contacting people via email and adding attachments
  • Joining video calls- great for seeing family/friends or GP appointments
  • Using the internet 
  • Booking appointments and repeat prescriptions 
  • Accessing services online and more...

 

For groups, organisations or professionals

If you are part of a group, organisation or a professional who may support people in a caring role who would benefit from learning digital skills please contact georgina.gabriel@forwardcarers.org.uk. 

 

We understand that as many people cannot access the internet, you may be a family member, friend or professional supporting somebody with this form or making a referral with their consent. Thank you for your support :-)

For more information on who Forward Carers are please visit: forwardcarers.org.uk or email georgina.gabriel@forwardcarers.org.uk

 

 

PLEASE CLICK BELOW TO REGISTER INTEREST

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