Innovation in Care Homes - Knowledge Exchange Session - Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

By nessa.barry, Mon, 30/05/2022

As part of the Scottish Digital Health, Housing and Care Learning Network we are hosting a knowledge exchange session on 9th June 2022 at 10:00-11:00 am GMT on the subject of Innovation in Care Homes. The speakers will be from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. 

To register - go to the Eventbrite registration page. 

The link to join the session will be shared following registration. 

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 ‚Äď

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

The sessions will be delivered using the MS Teams platform unless otherwise stated.

About the Learning Network

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 information about:

  • 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 in the Network activities are working in 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.

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,