Skype software allows users to make voice calls and video message over the internet

Try: If the Care recipient (cr) feels comfortable with computers and the internet skype can be a useful tool for communication skype allows the cr to converse with distant friends or family it can reduce isolation and increase independence explain the concept of online communication and see if the cr is interested if the cr expresses interest download skype and demonstrate its use have the cr explore skype and gauge his comfort level and understanding

Materials: Internet computer with webcam download skype

Categories: Communication, Social

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Keywords: Internet elderly computer

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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