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The DSC Team
LAST FORTNIGHT ROUND-UP
Redesigning the front end of social care is a challenging new paper focusing on what happens when people first encounter social care. It has been published by In Control in partnership with Community Catalysts, Shared Lives Plus and Inclusive Neighbourhoods.
The paper looks at people’s experiences of assessments, discussions about eligibility and access to services. It explores what these processes do to an individual’s independence and to their relationships with their families and communities.
Digital Health & Care Conference and Hackday 2012
Reflections on Digital Health Conference and Hack 2012 by@Ermintrude2
Shreddies Knitting Nanas
Amara Universal Subtitles – Subtitling Tool
“The easiest way to caption and translate any video”
Threedom is the first simple interface built to allow anyone to easily use a touchscreen mobile.
Papa Sangre is a video game with no video. It’s a first-person thriller, done entirely in audio by an award-winning team of game designers, musicians, sound designers and developers, creating an entire world using the first ever real-time 3D audio engine implemented on a handheld device.
Use Hailo to get a black cab wherever you are, whenever you want. All it takes is two taps on your iPhone or Android Phone. Pay cash or card, with no charges above the meter.
Dans Le Noir
Eating and drinking in the pitch darkness. 30-31 Clerkenwell Green, London.
Mobile Monday Edinburgh Accessibility Workshop for Vodafone Foundation Smart Accessibility Awards
Kath Moonan’s “How to Make Your Mobile App Accessible”
What The Trend
One of the most insightful and challenging social work bloggers and tweeters who uses social media and a contributor to the Connecting Social Care and Social Media blog.
Passionate about personalisation in health & social care , creator of Whose Shoes? who has been curating a brilliant series of blog posts about living with dementia
(NB There’s a post by Stuart this week talking about Mindings)
An inspirational disability rights campaigner who spoke so passionately about the power of social media to influence government and public thinking about welfare reform at the #netroots conference.
Writes about privacy, autonomy & human rights, particularly on the internet.
Privacy is not the enemy – a thoughtful Prezi exploring why privacy is about choosing what to share, with whom and how.
Ribot are makers of the “Threedom Phone” – the first simple interface built to allow anyone to easily use a touchscreen mobile.
NEXT FORTNIGHT ROUND-UP
Social Care Reform – Where Next? 18th July
The King’s Fund bringing together key policy designers and decision-makers to discuss the implications of the and Support White Paper and explore the future of social care reform.
Online Youth Outreach
Free event for teachers, practitioners working with young people and careers advisors exploring how to engage young people through the internet and social media in educational establishments. London 12th July.
Organisations helping young people stay safe online and allow them to report inappropriate behaviour by adults.
Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre: