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This event will look at Scottish and local government policy promoting digital technology and feature CCPS members' digital innovations.

Let’s get Digital: CCPS digital technology and social care event

27/09/17 @ 09:30 - 14:30

hashtag: #ccpsgetdigital

Chaired by Nigel Henderson, chief executive at Penumbra, this event is designed to provide CCPS members with an opportunity to learn about activity on the national policy front, and be inspired and engage with digital innovation in social care developed by members and others for the benefit of service users and organisations.


On the policy front, speakers will include:

  • David Robb, Deputy Director Digital Public Services & Business Transformation, Scottish Government
  • Alistair Hodgson, Policy Lead, Technology Enabled Care & Digital Healthcare Innovation, Scottish Government
  • Martyn Wallace, Chief Digital Officer, COSLA

On how providers are embracing digital technology throughout their organisation:

  • Angela Currie, Housing and Care Director, Blackwood

And we’ll have a range of short sessions showcasing members’ digital technology innovations – please click on the links below for more information about each session:

  •  Alzheimer Scotland’s Technology kit
  • Barnardo’s use digital technologies to engage young people
  • Blackwood’s CleverCogs digitally enhanced care system
  • Carr Gomm’s ClickGo outcomes and support management digital tool
  • Cornerstone rolls out large scale digital mobile solution
  • Cyrenian’s Facebook MessengerBots in campaigning and service design
  • Loretto cares innovations using digital technology to create new services and increase service user independence
  • Penumbra’s I.ROC outcome measurement tool
  • Quarrier’s digital inclusion services for disabled adults
  • SOL’s ‘round the clock’ care and support service using bespoke Technology Enabled Care
  • Viewpoint Housing Association’s supported living digital health hub
  • iHub– incorporating digital innovation into service design and strategic planning
  • Product forge – facilitating collaboration with staff and digital developers to create new products and services in health and social care
  • Third Sector Lab The Building Blocks of Effective Digital Leadership
  • Young Scot’s innovative use of the Young Scot smart card

Here is a link to the full event programme.

Outcomes for participants

  • Increased awareness of the development and implementation of Scottish Government and local government policy and practice in relation to digital technology and social care
  • An opportunity to input into the digital health and social care strategy
  • Increased knowledge of how CCPS members and others are using digital technology to improve outcomes for the people they work with and to enhance organisational systems and sustainability

Please note tea, coffee and registration will be available from 9 am and the event starts at 9.30 am. Lunch will be provided and there will be some time after the event to network if you wish to stay on.

We look forward to seeing you there!


0131 475 2676


Norton Park Conference Centre
57 Albion Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5QY United Kingdom + Google Map
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