Care Tech – Keeping Busy

Keeping Busy

Below you will find a list of technology that we found useful when supporting people to keep busy.

Our friends at Alzheimer Scotland have developed an extensive catalogue of technology with reviews from carers and their loved ones. The platform can be used by anyone, not just those living with dementia. You can check it out here: Adam (

If you are wanting more support with setting up and using tech, AbilityNet is a charity providing tech support across the UK. The service is made up of volunteers who can support you with tech over the phone or in your home. You can check them out here: A digital world accessible to all. | AbilityNet

Bone Conduction Headphones

Bluetooth enabled over-ear device that enables listening without in-ear discomfort. Allows for greater awareness of surroundings.

  • Good for use with hearing aids
  • Easy to set up, fit securely
  • One – size only
  • Connects via bluetooth

Price: starts at £79.99

Magic Fluids Lite (Android) (Apple)

Magic Fluids Lite is a relaxing, colourful fluid simulation app that will help you calm down and relieve stress, or be creative and make aesthetic digital art. We have found it is great for sensory stimulation particularly for people with autism.

Price: Free

Elevate Brain Training App (Android) (Apple)

A brain trainer that uses fun games and brain teasers to improve vocabulary, speaking abilities, processing speed, memory skills, mental maths, and more. Each person receives a personalised learning program that adjusts over time to maximize results.

Price: Free

Headspace (Android) (Apple)

A mindfulness and meditation app to help you with sleep and reducing stress or anxiety.

Price: Free

Last Updated on 21st March 2024 by Dan