Learning Resources

The DISCOVER Skills Zone features a growing library of activities, resources and information to support carers and is adapted for different skill levels and learning needs.

Here is a quick introduction to what's on offer but you can see more by visiting our Skills Zone.

Information and Advice

  • Signposting and local services
  • Use of online forums and chat rooms

Digital Skills

  • Use of the internet and searching for information
  • Web curation
  • Use of Microsoft Windows
  • Use of communication tools like Skype and chat rooms
  • Social networking
  • Music and photography skills

Enhancing Care Skills

  • Assistive technologies
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetes
  • Managing finance
  • Heart disease
  • Moving and handling
  • Stroke

Interactive simulations and 3D games includes:

  • Reducing the risk of falls
  • Assistive technologies in the home
  • Dementia
Screenshot of the Skills Zone site

The Skills Zone

Are you a Carer looking to find out how technology can make your life easier or help you with what you do? Join the DISCOVER Skills Zone for support in taking those first steps online and developing your skills further.