Is the state of social care in the UK a scandal?
It’s a subject that we have written around for years with the state of care slowly descending to the point of failure. It is failing across the board, being propped up by unpaid carers and underpaid and overworked care workers. It is a situation that will not be remedied overnight and is constantly overshadowed by the big B, Brexit.
Managed Security – Why is it important?
The safeguarding of data for local authorities is of paramount importance and round the clock protection needs to be ensured.
Success for OLM on CCS Data and Application Solutions RM3821 Framework
OLM is delighted to announce that it has been successful in its application to feature in two categories on the Crown Commercial Service RM3821 framework.
Children's Social Care
ECLIPSE: Social Care IT designed by the Social Worker
When we looked to develop new social care IT software from the ground up, we knew we needed it to work for those that would be using it everyday, the Social workers.
Devon County Council are live with ECLIPSE
Devon County Council today celebrated the launch of our ECLIPSE software and services platform for children’s services.
Working Together to Safeguard children in 2018
How do we safeguard children effectively in 2018?
Safeguarding is not limited to the classroom
Teaching today includes an element of safeguarding, as for some children their teacher is the only stable relationship that they have. Without effective intervention and safeguarding from a young age, children can be driven into the arms of gangs where they can commit unspeakable crimes. We have seen this recently with the increase in teenage knife crime, but what can be done?
883 reasons why technology can help to transform SEN
In a recent BBC investigation via Freedom of Information requests, it has been discovered that around 40% of the plans requested have taken longer than they should.
What do we do?
OLM produces social care technology that takes the complexity out of people's lives.