PRSB responds to the 'People at the Heart of Care: adult social care reform white paper'

The PRSB welcomes the Government’s pledge in the new White Paper for adult social care to speed up adoption of digital tools and make better use of data to promote safe, sustainable, high quality social care.

People at the Heart of Care’ commits to £150 million new funds for technology; it recognises the role of information standards for advancing interoperability across social care, sees the importance of linking health service and local authority data and promises that 80% of social care providers will have a digital care record in place that can connect to a shared care record by 2024. Its proposed digital hub and skills passport for staff is a welcome idea.

These goals are stretching given the digital maturity of the sector, funding challenges and workforce sustainability. Integration between health and care will be key in the spring when Integrated Care Systems are due to be fully operational and we look forward to seeing the government’s plans outlined in the Integration White Paper in 2022.

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