DSC Podcast Number 4

Welcome to our fourth Podcast , we hope that you enjoy it!

Please leave comments and let us have a conversation. Also, come and “Like” us on Facebook if that’s your thing, and follow Shirley and Stuart on Twitter:

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/DisruptiveSocialCare

Stuart Arnott on Twitter:  @MindingsStu

Shirley Ayres on Twitter:  @ShirleyAyres

YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/disruptivesocialcare

The DSC Team


Channel Four Paralympics Promo

Was Jimmy Carr right about the Paralympics?

Ten reasons why doctors should use Twitter @amcunningham
http://bit.ly/Q8NlDc  < relevant for all professionals! guest post via @andrewspong
{Connect, Engage, Inform, Share, Reflect, Be Challenged, Be Supported, Lead, Learn, Inspire }


NESTA Alliance for Useful Evidence #A4UE http://www.nesta.org.uk/areas_of_work/public_services_lab/alliance_for_useful_evidence

Demos report explores how businesses can do more to tackle loneliness in older age

IBM STUDY: If You Don’t Have a SOCIAL CEO, You’re Going to be Less Competitive

IBM: Leading Through Connections

Over 50% of IT Directors ban access to Social Media at work

An engaged employee is a source of enduring competitive advantage@Yammer http://bit.ly/QISGpp  serious lessons for #ukcare?

BBC online about a call for a national system for monitoring vital signs in hospitals:

Patient-controlled medical records company.


Martyn Sibley
Twitter: @martynsibley
Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/martyn_sibley/sets/

#FF (Follow Friday)

5 Steps to Hosting Successful Twitter Chats: Your Ultimate Guide http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/twitter-chat-guide/

Social care related Twitter chats:

#dpulo short for Disabled People’s Use- Led Organisations takes place on Tuesdays 8.00 and is an opportunity for people who work or are interested in Disabled People’s User-Led Organisations to  share learning and knowledge about developments and issues for the sector.

#SWSCmedia – the social work social care and media network hosts debates about social work practice, issues and research. held on Tuesdays at 8.00

#lgovsm discusses the use of social media and digital technology in local government Tuesdays 8.30

#nhssm encourages the NHS to talking about social media and how it can benefit patients Wednesdays 8.00

#swchat gathers people from all corners of the globe to discuss topics around The Social Workplace. If you have a passion for social media, social technologies, an interest in increasing efficiency and productivity levels in the workplace the discussions are always very lively and lots of good resources are shared. Thursdays  9.00

Twitter chats are booming for #socialcare – Blog post by Shirley Ayres

@BlindVeterans Formerly @stdunstansnews which is a national charity supporting blind ex-Service men and women. Up to the minute information, advice and  support  about the latest technology which can help ex service people live more independent lives http://www.blindveterans.org.uk/

@comms2point0 an excellent online resource for communicators in public, private, third sector & HE comms & PR  http://www.comms2point0.co.uk

@PaulBromford for his insightful commentaries about the need for cultural mindshifts to encourage leaders to embrace and not fear the use of social media in their organisations. http://paulbromford.wordpress.com/

@LSEImpactBlog A forum provided by the London School of Economics Impact of Social Sciences project for those interested in increasing the impact of social sciences on government policy, society and business.Particular interest in exploring how academics can make their research more accessible through the use of social media.  http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/about-the-project/

@russwebt provides an excellent probation, PbR and crime related blog, and he tweets about probation, social media and criminal justice. He has been hosting the great ‘why I tweet’ series with diverse guest posts.

@stairliftscheme Stairlift recycling

Martyn Sibley’s #FFs

@juniorc0 Paul Carter: Telly producer @markthreemedia. Occasional presenter and even more occasional director. Used to be a journalist. Luton fan. Under-achiever. Token disabled.

@bendygirl Life in a broken bureaucracy with a bendy and borked body.
Wirral, near Liverpool UK · http://benefitscroungingscum.blogspot.com/


Using online reviews to choose care homes http://ageukblog.org.uk/2012/07/25/guest-blog-using-online-reviews-to-choose-care-homes/

Social Media Week London 24th – 28th Sept with the theme of Empowering Change through Collaboration


Disruptive Social Care on Facebook
Stuart Arnott on Twitter
Shirley Ayres on Twitter

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