Government should invest wisely to harness ‘robot power’
Steve Carefull examines how we can create the conditions for initiatives such as cobots to be scaled into the mainstream to mitigate the UK’s social care workforce challenge.
COVID-19: A perfect storm for technology innovation in social care?
Carers must be enabled to remain in the profession for longer, say Graham Allen and Steve Carefull, and early indications from Hampshire suggest ‘cobots’ may be one way this can be achieved.
Getting Smarter on Shielding
The Wellbeing Automated Call Service (WACS) is a system that asks people how they are and if they need help - and has already contacted 6,200 people just three weeks in, says Steve Carefull.
The golden threads of prevention
Pay for results, not activity, to bridge the adult social care funding gap, argues Steve Carefull