Social media offers inspiration in the replacement of Contact Point

August 2010
Community Care;8/26/2010, Issue 1832, p10
The article focuses on the likelihood of social networking sites to replace the child protection database Contact Point in Great Britain. It notes that the ContactPoint database which is designed to hold personal details of every child in Great Britain has been abolished by the government. It also mentions that Dominic Campbell of social innovation consultancy FutureGov has developed a system based on social networking sites such as Facebook that could be a replacement solution for ContactPoint.


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