Using digital resources to support leadership in social care

Using digital resources to support leadership in social care

Digital systems and resources are now an essential part of social care and managers should understand the role that digitalisation has in the service. In this way managers can support the staff team to develop confidence in four key digital skills areas or domains including managing Information, sharing data, using digital skills in direct care and learning and development.

Resources for Using digital resources to support leadership in social care

Data Security and Protection eLearning

Provider: Digital Care Hub

This free elearning course is for all staff working in adult social care services in England.

Care providers can use this course to improve and assess their staff’s knowledge of data protection and cyber security – including their individual responsibility to keep information safe. The course meets the training requirements within the Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT).

This is the only free elearning resource on this topic specifically designed for social care staff. The scenarios reflect situations that staff face within adult social care settings – including care homes, supported living, home care and community services. It covers all client groups, and all staff with access to personal data.

Sussex digital in reach team conference

Provider: Sussex Digital In-Reach

‘What the digital future holds for social care providers’ is the title of a conference being held at the American Express community stadium in Falmer on 03 October by the Sussex Digital In Reach team. 

Running from 09:30am to 3:30pm, the keynote speaker will be Amanda Partington Todd, Deputy Director for Adult Social Care at the Care Quality Commission. Amanda will share insights into the rapidly evolving landscape of social care and the role of technology in shaping its future.

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