Archive for category: care commissioning

Delivering 21st Century Social Care using 20th Century Technology will Never Work

There’s plenty of talk about how technology can help deliver more integrated social care, with greater efficiency and better outcomes for service users. But what might this look like?   It would certainly look very different from much of the current landscape of disconnected legacy systems and databases that are more 20th than 21st century….

September 1st

Outcomes Based Social Care

For many, outcomes based social care offers the hope of care services that enable people to lead fuller and happier lives, rather than just receiving a care service. Outcomes can be used to measure meaningful progress. They can be collated at an organisational level to demonstrate overall effectiveness and value for money. Here’s a video of a presentation we…

Cutting Social Care Red Tape Needs Urgent Action

  The Department of Health review aimed at cutting red tape for social care providers exposed a very real problem. It revealed the effort care providers currently waste in maintaining different records for the CQC, local authorities and Clinical Commissioning Groups. Although aimed at residential care, I know that domiciliary care providers share many of the frustrations. Welcome…

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