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

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

21 June: Presentation announcing the 12 funded councils undertaking the SCDIP discovery phase


1 November 2018 - Webinar: How much does your supported living cost? How Barnet Council embraced technology and are improving lives and their budget

15 November 2018 - One hour workshop at National Children’s and Adult Service Conference on "Person centred digital innovations in adult social care"

29 November 2018 - Webinar – Lessons from Essex County Council about introducing video communication in care packages

4 December 2018 – Presentation at the King’s Fund Outstanding Social Care event

Further information

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