Social Care Digital Innovation Programme

The LGA in collaboration with NHS Digital is grant funding digital innovation in social care, with projects ranging from new assistive technology to data analytics to predict demand. Case studies, lessons learned, and evaluation reports from existing grant programmes will be regularly added for 31 funded projects.


Recently added

1 January 2019: Review of the SCDIP Discovery Phase looking at methods of carrying out a successful discovery phase.

4 DecemberElaine’s journey through social care presented at the King’s Fund Outstanding Social Care conference introducing a few LIP/SCDIP projects which may have improved her journey

23 November: SCDIP Project Search Tool - Find out about the projects in your area through this new interactive tool

15 November: Nine councils funded for SCDIP Implementation Phase announced at National Children and Adults Services Conference (NCAS)

17 October: Blog on lessons from the development of Nottinghamshire Health and Care Portal

8 October: Blog from Essex reviewing the introduction of video calls as part of reablement packages

1 October: Discovery Phase reviews from this year’s Social Care Digital Innovation Programme

24 SeptemberBlog from Barnet on the nine success factors for digital social care projects

23 July: Blog from Adam Hoare including tips for successful digital projects

Further information

If you have any questions about the Local Investment Programme in 2017/18 or the Social Care Digital Innovation Programme 2018/19, please contact: socialcaredigitalmaturity@local.gov.uk / ed.humphreys@local.gov.uk