Technology supporting rural carers

| 18 Oct 2018

The Virtual Dementia Friendly Rural Communities (Verily Connect) project has been rolled out to support family carers of people with dementia in rural areas. The project uses a smartphone app, website and videoconferencing to provide access to support services and trained volunteers.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Coordinator

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Coordinator at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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