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Social Care programme news
The social care programme focuses on improving digital maturity in the adult social care provider sector (such as domiciliary care and care homes) and helping adult social care to join up its IT systems with the health sector.
Read about the latest updates to the social care programme.
Digital Social Care Pathfinder Grant helps Charity integrate Acoustic Monitors with Care Planning Software for additional safety
The Friends of the Elderly charity was awarded a Social Care Digital Pathfinders grant which promotes wide scale adoption of digital solutions. To achieve the roll-out of the cutting-edge technology, Friends of the Elderly has been working with care planning software provider KareInn; and Ally, who provide wireless acoustic monitoring systems which deploy artificial intelligence. The project has been running for six months, with early signs of improved health outcomes for residents.
NHS Digital Social Care Programme is pleased to announce that the next phase of SCDIA funding has been launched by the Local Government Association.
Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) appointed to support the Social Care Digital Pathfinder projects
NHS Digital’s Social Care Programme has appointed the Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) to support the Social Care Digital Pathfinder projects in the development of social care information standards.
Sixteen organisations that provide and commission adult social care services are to receive a share of £4.5m to enable them to roll out their local digital projects on a wider scale.
Organisations that provide and commission adult social care services are invited to bid for a share of £4.8m to enable them to roll out their local digital projects on a wider scale.