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ICT Skills

Staff with ICT skills can make an organisation much more effective. There are many websites, resources and on-line libraries of learning materials to help social care staff. These articles cover resources that will help build general ICT skills and specific social care skills and knowledge.

  • 18 August 2015

Learning for Caring

Online learning resources can help keep staff and volunteer knowledge and skills up to date through video and bite-sized chunks of learning.

Whilst there's no substitute for face to face learning, staff taking time out of an organisation to participate in training can be expensive in both time and cost. Fortunately…

  • 25 June 2015

Top Technology Tips for Health & Social Care Providers

Our handy Connecting Care flyer rounds up 10 top tips for making better use of technology every health and social care…

  • 5 January 2016

Support for Activities Co-ordinators

A vital part of a residential care home is the work of the Activities Co-ordinator. The Internet and touchscreen technology…

  • 3 November 2014

How digital technology is transforming social care

Digital resources are widely used in the sector, challenging the notion that social care and technology don’t mix

  • 20 August 2014

Getting Started With Technology

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. The same is true for technology as novice users…

  • 7 August 2014

Digital capabilities in the social care workforce

95% of adult social care workforce use digital technology for at least one work related activity

  • 1 July 2014

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.

  • 6 June 2014

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…

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