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NHS-approved Log my Care secures £3M to digitise social care

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While many care providers still rely on paper records, the government is providing funding to encourage them to switch to digital social care records (DSCR). Its £25m-a-year scheme has recently been extended until March 2026. Log my Care, a London startup has been approved by the NHS as an assured supplier of DSCRs.

Now, the platform enabling the digitsalisation of care homes and social care organisations, Log my Care, has raised £3 million in funding from existing investor Mercia Ventures, which backed Wobble Genomics and Newcells Biotech. The latest round brings the total funding raised by the company to over £7 million.

The latest investment will help Log my Care bolster its presence in the learning disability sector and expand its presence in home care. The funding will enable it to develop a rostering tool to help agencies manage the complex staff schedules involved in providing home care visits. 

Personalised care plans 

Founded in 2017 by former University of Oxford engineering students Sam Hussain and Adam Hurst, Log my Care enables caretakers to record patient notes, access medical records, and receive prompts and reminders via a mobile app. The platform typically them up to an hour per shift and enables them to create personalised care plans a third of the time. It also helps care providers to improve efficiency, care quality, and oversight.  

Log my Care supports over 1,300 care providers with around 20,000 patients. It is popular with independent care providers and those in the learning disability sector.

As per the company, it employs 35 staff and has increased its annual recurring revenue by around 80% in 2023. Also, the company has launched a new GP Connect service that will integrate with the NHS and enable carers to access data from GP records. 

Sam Hussain, CEO, said: “By giving carers more time to spend with patients and access to better information, Log my Care helps improve the quality of care for those who need it most. The funding will enable us to continue scaling our business in the UK and extend the positive impact the system is making, by increasing the number of patients it looks after from 20,000 to over 100,000.”

Henry Hamilton of Mercia Ventures added: “Care providers are recognising the need to move to digital technology, aided by government incentives. Log my Care really resonates with independent care homes as an easy to use product that improves efficiency at an affordable price. The company has been growing rapidly. This latest investment will enable it to further expand its market share and establish itself as the leading platform for care providers in the field of learning disabilities.”

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