information and communications technology

Paper that surveys the current use of new health technologies and telecare in social care and explores ways to start building a technology-enabled vision for the future of care.

Active at 60 Local was a pilot initiative commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to identify the scope for utilising smart technology to: deliver services more effectively to older people; and leverage increased levels of activity among older people.

Sets out in more detail how the government intends to achieve its digital ambition. It summarises what is already being done, and what further actions are proposed, in the four key areas of public service delivery; the digital economy; digital participation and broadband connectivity.

This guide was commissioned by the Department of Health and produced by Crossroads Care and The Princess Royal Trust for Carers, leading organisations in their respective fields, sharing a vision that carers should be recognised, valued and supported.

This topic is included in the EPPI-Centre knowledge library. The Knowledge Pages facility enables users to search for the key messages within specific subject areas to which EPPI-Centre reviews have contributed.

This topic is included in the EPPI-Centre knowledge library. The Knowledge Pages facility enables users to search for the key messages within specific subject areas to which EPPI-Centre reviews have contributed.

This report describes a study commissioned by SCIE and jointly funded with the National Knowledge Service. It was carried out by the University of Brighton to explore the feasibility and the appropriateness of digital technologies to support the work of paid carers in residential care homes for older people. Report published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) in September 2006.

Report that set out to identify the characteristics of effective career guidance, the role of new technologies in enhancing this and the part that government and national agencies might play in securing greater quality and impact from the public investment in career services.