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Adult Social Care Glossary, v 0.41

Digital skills

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Digitising Social Care Glossary, v0.0.3

Basic digital literacy skills are needed by every citizen to become 'digitally literate'.

Skills for Care: Digital technology in social care

The particular abilities in the use of technology to support the safe and effective delivery of care services and/or to enable a member of the social care workforce to fulfil other aspects of their role. Examples of these skills may include: - use of software applications - how to safely handle information and communicate electronic information - safe use of the internet and social media - connecting to others through video calls and other online services - understanding the ethical aspects associated with introducing and using digital technology.

Source: SNOMED review

No match for 'digital skills' in SNOMED: there are 1072 matches for 'digital' but most of these are linked to medical terms like digital nerve or digital incisions

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