Bolton Council wanted to combine health, social care, and place data. This would enable quicker, better informed decisions on their long term social care-market strategies.
The council needed to focus on their transformation planning and delivery – minimising time-consuming multi-source data collation and analysis.
Visualising and assessing the full impacts of transformation decisions on residents was difficult. The data covered a spectrum of sources that had not been previously brought together. Nearly every council in England faces similar challenges.
We worked with them to develop the ‘Springboard’ insights platform that enables councils to combine and visualise data on health, social care, and place.
Local authorities can get several benefits from this data platform. Its core purpose is providing data insights on social care for councils to use in forecasting, long-term strategic commissioning plans, or transformation programmes.
Springboard gives councils insight power on social care data. It visualises data sets, enables data to be looked at across different geographies, offers unlimited data capability, and features a forecast functionality. Importantly, it's sustainable long term.
The platform is agnostic, so other local authorities can also use it for their social care-service planning.
We are the market leaders in both health and social care insight and benchmarking as well as developing sustainable insight platforms for our clients. Springboard is just one example of this. With over 100 councils currently having licenses to our insight platforms, we support councils to benchmark their current performance against their peers, identify opportunities for transformation and then deliver the change needed – all in a co-produced ethos.