“5G-enabled telecare will reduce council social care budgets by 5%, saving £890 million...”
Connected Care > Summary
Mobile UK’s latest report highlights the enormous potential that mobile connectivity can offer to the challenges that councils face in delivering adult social care.
While innovation in emerging technologies is forging ahead, and other industries and sectors are taking advantage of mobile connectivity, this report finds that social care providers and councils are not currently set up to take advantage of improved efficiencies – with only 40% of social care providers currently ‘digitised’. Councils should also appoint dedicated Digital Champions to advocate and take ownership of these plans.
The full report, Connected Care: How mobile connectivity can help councils overcome the challenges of delivering adult social care, is available to download/read here.