As we all know smartphones and daily use of downloadable applications (apps) is on the increase. This form of communication has vastly changed how people interact. So why then do we not see an increase within the social care sector and availability for children and practitioners within social work. Smart phone apps are used exponentially […]READ
The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) is set to introduce and age-appropriate code derivative from the Data Protection Act 2018. This Code of Practice is to set out 15 standards of age appropriate design for online services which process personal data and are likely to be accessed by children. The code is supposedly leverage to be […]READ
I currently see the UK Safety Tech network and industry is a new foundling growing with rapid investment and new emerging technologies accelerated by the pandemic. I believe alongside this we should continue to explore and focus upon tech for good and specifically on multi-agency collaborative tech innovation. This must include the social care sector […]READ
As part of my recent research I undertook workshops with children and young people to find out about the principles of design for social care apps...READ
This week the Chief Executive of the British Association of Social Workers boldly stated that social workers need to be more competent in embracing the use of technology, or they could be left on the shelf.READ
Have you ever thought, what does this really mean for the child or the adult receiving a service?READ
When an email dropped into my inbox asking if I was available to do a TedX talk, my instant reaction was to STOP EVERYTHING – This an opportunity that was not to be missed!READ
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