Leisure is the area of competence for care recipients that refers to knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to use ICT and the Internet to support active ageing by being active in their own lives, and to maintain personal curiosity and interest for learning, exploring and experiencing new things in life.
This area of competence for care recipients refers to seek and experience different places and events in the World online to “dream away” when care recipients are unable to go outside their homes without help from others. It refers to develop ones’ personal curiosity and interests. It refers to maintain and extend ones’ hobbies on the Internet through websites, online articles and social networking sites related to specific topics of interest. It refers to play games on the Internet to keep ones’ mind active. It refers to search for news to keep up-to-date on what is going on in the World and the community.
- Lack of connectedness to the community and society nearby and far away