Digital Social Care

The Care Provider Alliance and its members lead a project on Digital Social Care - including a separate web resource: https://www.digitalsocialcare.co.uk

Digital Social Care is a dedicated space to provide advice and support to the sector on technology and data protection.

Key themes include:

  • The benefits of digital in social care
  • Protecting my information
  • Sharing care records via email
  • Measuring digital readiness
  • Choosing software and equipment

Resources include:

  • Completing Standards Met on the Data Security and Protection Toolkit
  • Completing Entry Level on the Data Security and Protection Toolkit
  • Guidance for staff on completing the Data Security and Protection Toolkit
  • How to document your data processing
  • Advice on contracts with third parties
  • Advice on contracts for secure disposal of personal data 
  • Template policies to help with completing the Data Security and Protection Toolkit
  • An introduction to Cyber Security
  • Grants for data and Cyber Security projects and providers
  • Data Security and Protection Toolkit and NHSmail Training materials

For details visit https://www.digitalsocialcare.co.uk