Assisted digital

Smartphones and people with disabilities: the power and the promise

Robin Christopherson MBE is Head of Digital Inclusion at AbilityNet, a UK charity that helps older people and disabled people of all ages use computers and the internet. Here he shares his experience of how advances in technology have improved his daily …

Building a ‘digital community’: The Castle House sheltered housing scheme

A few weeks ago, members of the GDS Digital Inclusion and Assisted Digital team visited Castle House, a sheltered housing scheme that serves elderly and vulnerable people in Lambeth where they have created a “digital community”. The aim was to …