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Apples and Oranges: why we needed to take a different approach to adult Care and Support procedures

Well established and trusted by 80% of local authorities to deliver effective and professional procedures for children’s services, we recognised that...

Matching the care to the need, the carer to the cared for, and the available technology to the provision of care.

The need for new ways of delivering social care is greater than it has ever been. Cera looks to other sectors, travel and financial services for examp...

Could technology provide a solution to the bed blocking crisis?

Last year, Hertfordshire Care Providers Association (HCPA), Clinical Commissioning Groups and Hertfordshire County Council worked with OLM Systems, to...

Why technology is needed to reinvent the UK’s social care system

Technology has transformed the way we shop, travel and live our everyday lives. But health and social care in the UK have traditionally been immune to...

When councils outsource why don’t they secure the quality of associated online services?

When councils outsource local services like leisure centres, libraries or bulky waste collections why is it that securing a high quality user experien...

Online Adult Policy Procedure and Practice Hubs for the Adult Care Sector

It has never been more essential - nor more challenging - to give staff and managers access to clear guidance on new ways of working in order to ensur...

Council building control managers must ‘do more to produce less’ in presenting the service online says latest Better Connected survey report

Managers of local authority building control services need to simplify information on their web pages so that householders commissioning what is likel...

VIDEO: Transformation! Are we expecting too much? Or should we expect more and sooner?

Gary Eden of Bluerock Solutions and Joe Tibbetts in conversation at Socitm 2016 doing their level best to unpick the " transformation" task.

Health and Social Care integration - the dream that's expiring.

As the latest King's Fund quarterly study exposes a health service on the brink, SA Mathieson takes a timely look back at the lost promise of "integra...

Theresa May supports greater Bristol devolution Newcastle may cut pay for 1,800 staff to save jobs while....

......North East Lincolnshire may charge more elderly for social care; Essex may be able to create 26,000 new school places by 2025; Aberdeen may be O...

Sharing health and social care records, that's where technology and STPs can make a difference says NHS

NHS England wants to see digital record-sharing between health and social care organisations established in all parts of the country, based on its 44...