At a time when many of us are not able to visit family and friends, staying connected with our loved ones largely depends on virtual communications, so here’s just a few of the ways you can keep in touch…
Wandsworth Carers’ Centre Online Community
Wandsworth Carers’s online community is place where Carers can share information, ideas and experiences, meet new people and socialise. To join up follow this link and click on the ‘join group’ button
Zoom is an online platform which allows meetings and groups to be carried out via a video link. Wandsworth Carers’ Centre, along with many other organisations are using this more and more to connect with service users. It’s easy and free to install on your laptop, tablet or smart phone; Download the app to your device using either the Apple App Store or Google Play and follow the instructions to set up your account. We’ve put together a ‘How to Zoom’ guide If you need support with this. You can also call us on 020 8877 1200 and we’ll be happy to help you on your way!
Whatsapp is a popular chat platform that allows you to message, talk and video chat. The app is free and all you need to use it is an internet connection. This app is used on mobile phones and again, you can download straight to your device from your app store.