Methodist Homes embraces new technology with internet web site

Posted on January 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The national charity Methodist Homes has launched its internet web site Methodist Homes provides support for more than 5,000 older people, regardless of their faith, around the country. The web site describes the services provided by Methodist Homes and includes details of 116 projects. Other features include: #News and upcoming events #Details of on-going research projects #On-line donations #On-line merchandise purchasing, including sample music clips #On-line purchasing of all current publications #Details of job vacancies #Links to other resources and organisations Publicity manager Paul Brook said features planned for the future include a bulletin board, electronic newletter, on-line job applications and a reference resource on issue affecting older people. “This is an exciting new venture for us,” Mr Brook said. “The charity sector is sometimes accused of being ‘behind the times’ but we are hopefully demonstrating our willingness to embrace new technology. With increasi

Comments are closed.

Latest blog posts

Time for a ten dollar answer

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Ernest Hemingway was known for his minimalist style and he used to pooh-pooh what he called “ten-dollar” words. Not to...

Lacking capacity

By guest blogger JEF SMITH

A friend of mine diagnosed with cancer – now, happily, treated – was asked how he could possibly have missed the...

Care homes – understated examples of tasteful design

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Dozens of recently-built care homes are material proof that it is perfectly possible to design aesthetically pleasing buildings and put...