Connecting Care

Technology advice for social care providers

Data Protection

Compliance with Data Protection is important to get right as lost data costs heavy fines and is damaging to an…

Websites, Resources and Glossaries

Don't know what a term means or which website to go to for reliable and impartial technology help or guides?…

Adaptable Technology

Adaptations are readily available which can increase the usefulness of desktop or laptop computers and of touchscreen devices for people…

Connecting Care Bulletin - July 2014

Lasa's monthly round-up of technology and social care news.

Being social with touchscreen technology

Touchscreen Technology (Tablet PCs and Smartphones) can open up a whole new world for care home residents, here's some links…

News: 29 social media privacy tips

29 ways to take control of your social media.

Planning a new website

Top tips, guides, resources and links for effectively planning and launching a new website

Disaster Recovery Planning

Keeping your IT systems protected from disaster is something many only think about after a disaster. Don't get caught out....

ICT Accessibility

Resources, guidelines and tips for making your organisation's computers accessible to all.

Social Media Resources

Social media guidelines, policies, tips and tools for managing your social care organisation's social media presence or helping those you…

Acceptable use policies and procedures

Any organisation needs rules and procedures to help it manage its day-to-day IT activities.

Managing ICT Resources

Resources for planning and managing your organisation’s Information and Communications Technology effectively.

Learning technologies in social care: a guide for employers

An introductory guide from Skills for Care helping social care employers understand and make better use of learning technologies.

Using ICT in activities for people with dementia

A short guide by SCIE for using technology in actvities for people with dementia.

Getting IT Right For Disability Rights

Fay Heatley describes how she worked as an IT4Communities volunteer IT consultant and project manager on the selection of…

Just What Is A Green Computer?

The sheer number of computers in the world today means that their environmental impact is significant in terms of manufacturing,…

Why Be Concerned About Managing IT

Managers increasingly face important decisions about IT. It is too important to be ignored, even by people who feel they…

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