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Welfare Reform on the Web (March 2011): Social care - UK - community care

When austerity demands an IT solution

G. Carson

Community Care, Jan, 20th 2011, p. 22-23

Information technology could help adult social services departments cope with the severe financial and demographic pressures they face. This article looks at three computer systems: Its Assist, which helps clients manage their own care; predictive case finding technology, which would facilitate early intervention by identifying people at risk of needing residential care; and telehealth and telecare technology being piloted by Kent County Council.

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