Digital social care

Published: 01/10/2021

This podcast explores digital social care and examines the learning we can draw from new ways of working.

Katy Shorten, Research and Development Manager for adults’ services and Dyfrig Williams, Head of Learning discuss available and upcoming Research in Practice resources on digital social care. Katy examines the learning that we can draw from new ways of working and shares useful resources that can inform practice.

Talking points

This podcast looks at:

  • Why Research in Practice are focusing on digital social care.
  • Who digital social care affects.
  • The digital social care resources that Research in Practice have developed, or that are in development.
  • Why resources developed for face to face practice continue to be relevant and useful.

Resources that are mentioned in this podcast

Related resources

Reflective questions

Here are reflective questions to stimulate conversation and support practice. 

  1. How has the move to digital services changed the way that you work with people?
  2. How do you protect your wellbeing in an online world, and how can your organisation support this?
  3. How can you apply learning from pre-pandemic resources to this new digital context?

Professional Standards

PQS:KSS - Person-centred practice | Supervision, critical analysis and reflection | Organisational context | Influencing and governing practice excellence within the organisation and community | Relationship-based practice supervision

CQC - Effective | Caring | Responsive

PCF - Contexts and organisations

RCOT - Communication | Collaborative