9th June 2022, Knowledge Exchange Webinar - Innovation in Care Homes - Examples from Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland

The Scottish Digital Health, Housing and Care Learning Network is open to staff working to develop, deliver and research innovative digitally enabled services.  The objective of the Network is to share:

  • good practices and learning opportunities with Scottish, UK and International staff working in digital health, housing and care
  • relevant policy publications 
  • collaboration & funding opportunities
  • deliver knowledge exchange sessions

The people who participate are working in a mix health, social care, housing, third sector, academic and policy organisations.  The sessions provide opportunities for staff with an interest in how digital tools can be used to support service delivery in health, home and care settings.

Innovation in Care Homes - Examples from Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland

Innovative practice is flourishing in Care Homes. Join us for this session to find out about how examples of digital tools are being developed and used to support improvement for Care Home residents and staff. The session contributors are working in Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland, to improve care and develop digitally enabled services. They will share examples of work underway and discuss some of the common challenges and opportunities for innovation.

Introduction by the session Moderator -

Rikke Iversholt, Social Care Lead, Technology Enabled Care (TEC), Digital Health and Care Directorate, Scottish Government

Digital Care Planning in Care Homes –

Gail Meier, Lead Nurse, Care Home Tactical, Dumfries and Galloway Partnership

Kim McCall, Care Home Lead Manager for Social Work, Dumfries & Galloway Council

Digital Mental Health Question Set -

Delyth James, Programme Lead, Digital Health Ecosystem Wales, Life Sciences Hub Wales and Aimee Twinberrow, Project Lead for Life Sciences Hub Wales

Clear Care Dementia App: supporting training -

Soo Hun, Innovation & Digital Ecosystem lead, Digital Health and Care Northern Ireland

Discussion about innovation in Care Homes - Q&A with attendees

All times are GMT

Register now. Sessions will be delivered using the MS Teams platform unless otherwise stated.

The Learning Network activities are supported by the Scottish Government's Digital Health and Care Directorate.

To join the email distribution list or find out more, contact Nessa Barry, Nessa.Barry@nhs.scot 

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MS Teams

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TEC Scotland

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