Community enrichment program: developing digital learning in rural aged care

McDonald, Lisa and Arden, Catherine (2015) Community enrichment program: developing digital learning in rural aged care. Project Report. Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal , Bendigo, VIC, Australia. [Report]

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Project Overview
The ‘Community Enrichment Program’ enabled technology training for selected aged care volunteers in Stanthorpe, Queensland, so that they may assist frail or otherwise debilitated aged care residents to use computer tablets for personalised learning activities. A main aim was to enhance the quality of life for residents and recipients of aged care services, as well as further develop the digital skills and capabilities of volunteers who work in rural aged care.


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Item Type: Report (Project Report)
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Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions preventing deposit. Caring For Ageing Rural Australians (CARA) Final Report C9: 2014. Project Start Date: 12 January 2015 Project Finish Date: 18 July 2015 Grant Received: $10,000.00 Date Received: 6 November 2014
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Education
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2016 05:06
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2017 23:56
Uncontrolled Keywords: digital learning; aged care; rural volunteers; everyday life; regional resilience
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1699 Other Studies in Human Society > 169999 Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified
10 Technology > 1005 Communications Technologies > 100502 Broadband and Modem Technology
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2001 Communication and Media Studies > 200102 Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130101 Continuing and Community Education
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200299 Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970110 Expanding Knowledge in Technology
C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified
C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9502 Communication > 950299 Communication not elsewhere classified
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URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/28408

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