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Discover Digital: self management and care (Aberdeen)

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Aberdeen Science Centre

107 George Street

Aberdeen

AB25 1HU

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How can we harness the power of digital to look after our health and wellbeing, on our own terms?

This is the question we will explore together at this Discover Digital event.

This will be a day suitable for all ages, dedicated to health and wellbeing. Together we will discover some of the ways in which digital tools can help us look after ourselves, now and in the future.

Free ticket includes Day Entry to the Aberdeen Science Centre.

Programme

Stalls and activities will be available to visit between 10am - 3pm. Here is a snapshot of what will be available:

  • BCS Health and Care Scotland and Robert Gordon University will talk you through two creative self management apps for children: E-Bug and Emollizoo.

  • Neatebox will demonstrate their Welcome app, a digital tool to support people with accessibility needs to be more independent.

  • NHS Grampian are producing a Digital Health & Care Strategy for 2020-2025. This is aimed at improving people’s health and modernising the experience of being a patient or carer. Come along and give your opinion on our proposals.

  • British Heart Foundation are inviting you to learn why blood pressure monitoring is important for your health, see how you could be monitoring it at home and how you can help yourself to better health.

Other standholders include: Nesta, Ascensia, My mHealth, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Aberdeenshire HSCP, Aberdeen City HSCP, PAMIS, the ALLIANCE GIRFEC team.

About Discover Digital

This series of events is brought to you through an extensive partnership and the support of the Scottish Government (Technology Enabled Care division and Digital Health and Care division), Nesta, BCS Health and Care Scotland and the Aberdeen Science Centre.

Logos of the following organisations: Scottish Government Technology Enabled Care and Digital Health and Care divisions, Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland, Nesta, Create Converge and Aberdeen Science Centre.

Contact

If you have any questions relating to this event please contact Carmen Paputa-Dutu on 0141 404 0231 or by email at DHCscot@alliance-scotland.org.uk.

Accessibility and parking

You can find out more information about how to get to the Aberdeen Science Centre at: https://www.aberdeensciencecentre.org/visit-us/find-us

We have a limited budget to help cover attendance costs (such as transportation, interpreters etc). If you or your group would like more information about assistance with such costs, please let us know when you register.

This is a busy event and venue. If you think you or someone else from your group might get unsettled by this, please let us know so we can try and ensure you'll have a nice visit by taking your needs into consideration in advance.

Privacy Policy

The ALLIANCE may take photographs at this event for case studies, publications, website, social media, promotion or marketing purposes both printed and online. You will be able to opt in or out of appearing in such photographs during registration and on the day of the event.

Our full privacy policy can be read on our website.

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Aberdeen Science Centre

107 George Street

Aberdeen

AB25 1HU

United Kingdom

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