Stepping out of the shadows: Social care prepares for a digital future
Technology offers the potential to transform the social care sector and care homes will need to adapt and evolve to ensure they aren’t left behind.
Traditionally, healthcare has lagged behind many other sectors in terms of its approach to digitisation1, and even on the spectrum of healthcare provision, the adoption of technology in social care has been minimal. However, with the sector facing substantial challenges, it’s an approach that must change if social care is to have a viable and vibrant future.
1 Consultancy.uk (2020) ‘Telecom, hi-tech and banking are digital transformation leaders’ [Online]. Available at consultancy.uk/news/24935/telecom-hi-tech-and-banking-are-digital-transformation-leaders