Data protection and cyber security elearning for care workers
Date: Tuesday 12 December 2023
With the very rapid adoption of digital tools across social care, it’s important that such digital transformation leads to better outcomes for people receiving care, and improved information flows supporting those who support them with social care and health services.
Given the complexity of the sector, digital transformation can deliver very significant gains in terms of reducing the need for double entry of data onto different systems and can lead to improvements in patient safety as a result of better, more timely data gathering and sharing across those who need to know in the context of integrated care.
Digital Social Care and the Care Software Providers Association have worked together to develop a set of principles for digital transformation in social care. This “northstar” for digital transformation prioritises adopting technology which has a positive impact for staff and people receiving care and support.
The principles state that Digital Systems being rolled out to Social Care Providers and their interoperability must be:
Both entities endorsed these principles and will be working with key stakeholders across social care to secure wide endorsement.
You can download the principles and more information here (opens a PDF).
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