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Adur & Worthing Councils

Our project wishes to bring joined-up, best-practice digital thinking to the challenging problem of local service directories. Every local authority, health organisation, police force, together with other voluntary sector partners are attempting to maintain some form of local directory-based information with massive duplication of effort.  Typically there is little join-up,…

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

It is recognised that over 50% of the contact coming in to our front facing telephony Adult Services team is from professionals, which results in many of the Customer Service Advisors simply transferring the call to another professional or taking a message. We would like to understand and explore the…

Birmingham City Council

Adult Social Care is responsible for the provision of home care support for citizens who are vulnerable and suffer with early signs of dementia. On average each person receives 3 visits per day at a cost of £80 million per annum.  This equate to over 6 million hours of home…

Birmingham City Council

We have an ageing population. Birmingham alone is home to 147,000 people over the age of 65 (13% of the population) and this is predicted to increase to 203,000 people by 2035 – an increase of 38%. Our commitment is to support a target group of people over the age…

Birmingham City Council

Adult Social Care provides home care support to over 7000 citizens who are vulnerable, frail and may suffer early signs of cognitive impairment.  Following guidance from the NICE, and Birmingham City Council’s (BCC) commitment to provide excellent services, BCC increased the duration of its care visits from 15 to 30…

Buckinghamshire County Council

NHS Choices estimate that over the next 17 years more than 16 million of us will be over the age of 65. With less money available and increasing demand, adult social care services across the country are under increasing pressure. The most forward thinking councils are investing in early intervention…

Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

70% of people in the UK express a desire to die in their own home. However, less than 25% are able to fulfil this wish. The person often does not feel capable of navigating this most important journey; and informal carers rarely have any previous or relevant experience. This topic…

Cambridgeshire County Council

Loneliness is a universal public health issue that   impacts health and wellbeing (Nyqvist et al., 2016) and generates more demand for social care and health services. The problem that this project seeks to address is a lack of understanding of how and where our council should deploy interventions. Within…

Cambridgeshire County Council

There are many problems to solve when it comes to helping people with Learning Disabilities (LD) and / or additional needs find employment.  The particular problems we are trying to solve with this bid are – people with LD don’t always know what options are available to them after education…

Cheshire East Council

Existing paper-based processes were resource hungry and slow, not in the least because of the need to coordinate work and processes across organisational boundaries. As part of a previous  discovery piece an exercise was undertaken in mapping the user journey and challenging the status quo to identify where digital technologies…

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