General Digital Competence Enabling Digital Competence Care Specific Digital Competence
Acceptance Adaptation Progression Support
5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4


Competence domain B Enabling digital competence in social care work
Competence area 5 Acceptance
Competence title 5.2 Inception and promotion
Competence description   Bringing digital competence and technology into own work practices; clarifying the advantages of digital technology to care recipients; introducing various types and possibilities of digital activity to care recipients; inspiring interest in ICT.
Application level User Guide/mentor
  He/She is able to:
Knowledge examples - understand how digital technology brings more efficiency and
effectiveness to the performance of common and traditional carer’s work
- describe new work tasks brought to carers by digital technology
- understand the particulars of introducing digital technology to the elderly
- understand the need for a tailored individualised approach to
introducing digital technology to care recipients
Skills examples - analyse own work practices
- identify work tasks, processes, procedures and routines where digital
technology can be effectively used
- realise the transition to using digital support in suitable work tasks


- help care recipients to understand the basic concept of digital
- explain to care recipients the advantages and challenges of using digital
- build on the technology already used by care recipients
- promote the effects and outcomes of using
Attitudes examples - demonstrate motivation to introduce digital technology to enhance own work

- inspire in care recipients interest in digital technology
- promote ICT gradually, naturally, and with regard to individual