Why social media is important for social care – the challenges and opportunities
Social media has the power to encourage social interaction and build both online and offline communities. Social media provides a new way to engage, connect and link with people who use and provide social care services.
Coming this week my thoughts about:
How social media “savvy” are social care organisations?
Who is blogging, tweeting, connecting through LinkedIn and Facebook and posting YouTube videos?
Twitter – the paradoxical answer to information overload and the secret of paper.li
How public sector workers are responding to the budget cuts and redundancy via blogs and tweets.
Innovative examples of local authorities using social media to connect with their citizens
Using social media to support children in care. The launch of a unique resource ~ the Click Guide to Children’s Services