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Helping silver surfers to get connected

Helping silver surfers to get connected created by Rachel Hogg published on 14 February 2017

A mobile phone shop is helping Hartlepool's older generation to plug into the worldwide web. The O2 store in Middleton Grange Shopping Centre gave 10 free wifi hot spots to Incontol-able, a disabled person user-led organisation. It has provided a big boost to Project 65 which sees Incontrol-able loan out touch screen tablets to the over-65s. 

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In Good Hands Blog Stories

In Good Hands Blog Stories created by Rachel Hogg published on 03 February 2017

Staying in Touch Our staff make it a priority to meet as many older people as possible living with dual sensory loss each year.  Whilst our main focus is to enable, through training and advice, local organisations working with older people to support more people with dual sensory loss, sometimes there is no organisation in an area to do this vital work.

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Dementia Friendly Schools

Dementia Friendly Schools created by Rachel Hogg published on 03 February 2017

What is Dementia Friendly Hartlepool? Hartlepool Dementia Friends Collaborative which is a multi agency group is working towards a Dementia Friendly Hartlepool.  The Dementia Friendly Hartlepool project aims to develop Hartlepool as a nationally recognised dementia friendly community.

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'Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle'

'Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle' created by Incontrol-able published on 01 February 2017

Well is it just me, or was January a really, really long month! We are really pleased to announce that we are now working in partnership with O2 Hartlepool to deliver our Project 65.  They have not only offered us 10 FREE Wi-Fi hotspots, but also access to their in-store Guru who will be available to any people who are accessing the Project 65/Ricochet Services.

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