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At a time when there seem to be more questions than answers, here’s one we all should get right:
As Britain begins to emerge cautiously from the effects of healthcare upheaval, does anyone still doubt the importance of digital technology in tackling big problems effectively?
Surely now the question should not be about whether technology, and digital care management software, in particular, has any business being in social care; the question should be, How many more of the problems that social care faces can technology be used to solve?
Continue reading “And The Answer Is… Technology!”
Partners in Care, Dorset Council and Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Council are pleased to invite you to this special conference focusing on digital technology at the Grow Digital Conference. You will have an opportunity to hear from key professionals and experts in their field.
We are delighted to reveal the programme of inspirational speakers:
- Claire Bache, Head of Strategy and Innovation
Department of Health & Social Care & NHSX
- Professor Venky Dubey, Bournemouth University
The future of assistive technologies
- Ian Turner, Executive Chair – Royal Nursing Homes Association & Digital Social Care
- Katie Bradley, Hampshire County Council – Alexa Project
- Dorset Council & Argenti
- Dorset Police, Cyber-Crime Prevention
There will be a range of exciting workshops and a dedicated exhibition area available for you to find out more about innovations in technology that could support the service you provide along with valuable opportunities to share with colleagues and learn from each other. There is a growing excitement of the role of technology in social care, amidst the excitement, there is a need for a critical discussion to ensure successful and sustainable integration of technology into social care.
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I feel as though I was part of one of the last generations to experience childhood with limited access to the world of social media. I remember hearing stories of Myspace, but my young mind couldn’t comprehend what this meant. I was too busy devouring books and playing with toys and, besides, we didn’t own a computer until I turned at least twelve.
Continue reading “Is This Thing On? Age Vs Social Media”
Theme: Exploring the Development and Ethics of Technology in Social Care.
Join over 200 prominent delegates, decision-maker, across social care (and Health), technology experts and those with lived experience for an inclusive sector led the conference in exploring the ethics of using digital technology in care with the core focus on the person.
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The United Kingdom Homecare Association’s event at London’s Institute of Directors, December 3rd, explored the opportunities offered by digital technologies to improve transparency, quality and efficiency.
Continue reading “UKHCA at IoD with PASS”