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Get Connected Investment Project

Morrison, Ciarán and Rooney, Laura (2017) Get Connected Investment Project. [Report]

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The objective for the funding is that access to ICT is improved for users of service, family carers and staff to enhance the quality of life offered with the service and improve opportunities for learning. ARP was appointed to undertake a quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the effectiveness of the grants distribution process. The report doesn't seek to evaluate the impact of the grants but on the investment process itself, and the various ways to distribute £12 million fairly across the sector of approximately 25,000 social care providers.