‘Connecting Social Care and Social Media’ is a collaborative project with a number of authors. If you wish to contribute and join in, please leave a message below this post and we will add you. We would like this to be a collective sharing and pooling of expertise and information in this rapidly evolving area.
Photo courtesy of @clarkmike taken at the Kings Fund International Congress Technology and Care panel debate 2013.
Author of “Can online innovations enhance social care” a provocation paper published by the Nominet Trust and The Click Guide to Digital Technology for Adult Social Care. The click guide for the first time brings together a wide range of digital technology innovations for the wider care sector. Welcomed by practitioners, funders, voluntary organisations and care providers, the guide provides a directory of more than 100 technology resources.
I am the co-founder of the Connected Care network.
Joint author of the “The future for personalisation? service users, carers and digital engagement” (2011) with the Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) Do join in the twitter debate using #deukcare and #ukcare
I am a visionary and strategic thinker providing unique perspectives which promote collaborations and partnerships across the public, private and not for profit sectors. I connect people, ideas and knowledge and work with organisations who wish to promote communications and knowledge management through social learning.
Publisher – The Click Guide to Children’s Services (2010) The click guide to children’s services is a free-to download, innovative guide which for the first time brings together the wider resources for vulnerable children and young people. Welcomed by child care practitioners, voluntary organisations and private sector providers, the guide provides a directory of more than 170 organisations, with quick links to hundreds of selected ‘useful resources’.
Do contact me if you would like to explore how your organisation can effectively use digital engagement and social media to communicate, innovate and deliver services differently.
I am a social worker who is currently employed in statutory services. I choose to remain anonymous but I have an interest in new media/social media/technology and improving my practice as a social worker.
I am also contactable on
Email at Ermintrude5@gmail.com
I am a co-editor at the Not So Big Society blog
And I contribute to the College of Social Work blog.