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Projects selected to be part of new programme to help respond to the aftermath of COVID-19

Projects selected to be part of new programme to help respond to the aftermath of COVID-19

The Health Foundation has announced a new £300,000 programme to support five projects to demonstrate how data analytics can be used to improve social care.

The COVID-19 pandemic revealed weaknesses in the social care data system. These new projects will help to improve understanding of the problems the sector is facing and the actions that need to be taken.

The projects are focused on specific problems that have been identified:

  • improving the quality of social care for people that experience the worst outcomes
  • building a resilient, safe workforce
  • understanding the lived experience of people needing social care.

The results from the work, called Strengthening Social Care Analytics, will be shared with the social care community, national policy makers, membership organisations, providers and people who need social care.

Each project is led by a local or regional NHS or social care provider or commissioning organisation. They will run for up to 12 months with each team receiving up to £60,000 of funding to support the implementation, evaluation and dissemination of findings from their work.

The projects are:

Read more about the Strengthening Social Care Analytics programme

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