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How Digital Care Planning can transform care

Digital care planning has the potential to revolutionise the social care industry by making it more efficient, effective, and person-centred. Social care involves the provision of support and assistance to individuals who require help with their day-to-day living activities due to illness, disability, or old age, which has been under pressure due to an ageing population, increasing demand, and funding constraints. Find out the benefits of digital care planning and how it can transform care below.

How digital care planning transforms care:

With the use of technology such as mobile apps, and electronic care plans digital care planning can support the planning, delivery, and monitoring of care. This can help social care providers work more efficiently, communicate more effectively, and provide better care to their service users.

Frees up time:

Digital care planning can streamline processes by automating complicated and time-consuming administrative tasks such as scheduling, record-keeping, and reporting. Freeing up more time for care staff to focus on delivering quality care to their service users and reducing the risk of errors and duplication of effort.

Improves communication:

Improved communication is also a benefit of digital care planning. Care staff can access up-to-date information, in real-time, about their service users’ needs and preferences, which can help them to deliver more personalised care. Service users and their families can also use digital tools to communicate with care staff, share feedback, and raise concerns.

Increases transparency:

In addition, digital care planning can improve transparency in social care by providing clients and their families with access to their care records and progress reports. This can help to build trust between clients and care providers and empower clients to take a more active role in their care.

Improves Efficiency:

On top of this, digital care planning can increase efficiency by reducing the time and resources needed to manage and deliver care. By using technology to automate tasks, care staff can spend more time on care for their service users, which can improve the quality of care provided and reduce the risk of burnout. Benefitting both staff and service users’ health.

Digital care planning has enormous potential to transform care by making it more efficient, effective, and person-centred. With proper implementation, digital care planning can meet the growing demand for care and deliver better outcomes for clients.

Care Control’s care management software is proven to work in all types of care settings and is trusted by more than 37,000 carers in the UK. If you’d like to join them and give your care service a digital overhaul, get in touch with us to book a demo and find out how we can help your business.

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