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Supporting people with dementia

Part of Dementia

This section looks at supporting people with dementia. It discusses the physical environment (whether it be at home or a care home), and decision-making and using information and communication technology in activities.

Technology changing lives: how technology can support the goals of the Care Act

Reports on the key messages from a roundtable discussion on technology in social care and how it can help support the goals of the Care Act. The event was jointly hosted by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) and the Department of Health and is one of a series of roundtable discussions exploring how to improve care and support at a time of growing demand, demographic change and financial constraint. Key messages from the event are reported, and include: the need to establish a national and local vision; use technology to solve a specific problem; the need to test and co-produce technological and digital solutions with people who use services and carers; the need to develop knowledge and skills in the social care sector; the importance of digital inclusion; the role of technology in data-sharing and decision-making. The report includes summaries of presentations from Jon Rouse, Keith Spink, Baroness Martha Lane-Fox, Jim Thomas, Madeline Starr and Charlotte Black. The roundtable has also used to help inform the thinking of the National Information Board.

Managing knowledge to improve social care: using technology to improve knowledge sharing

Part of e-Learning courses

This interactive module is the sixth of nine modules comprising the e-learning resource ‘Managing knowledge to improve social care’. It uses video and audio to: describe a range of technologies that can support improved knowledge-sharing across the team; identify and demonstrate the most appropriate technology to support everyday tasks and activities; identify ways to make the technology work for the user and not the other way round. The estimated time to complete the module is 20-30 minutes. It includes four sections: 1. Introduction; 2. The technology landscape; 3. Choosing the right technology for the job; 4. Making the best use of technology. The module concludes with a self-assessment exercise.

Managing knowledge to improve social care: knowledge beyond the team

Part of e-Learning courses

This interactive module is the seventh of nine modules comprising the e-learning resource ‘Managing knowledge to improve social care’. It uses video and audio to: explore the diversity of external knowledge channels and sources, identifying some that will be of practical value in the workplace; plan approaches to defining the knowledge needed to deal with specific situations and how to find it; build a personal list of useful sources that will help identify and locate information and knowledge beyond the work team. The estimated time to complete the module is 20-30 minutes. It includes four sections: 1. A world of sources; 2. A framework for looking; 3. Choosing the right technology for the job; 4. Conclusion (summary of main points). The module concludes with a self-assessment exercise.

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