Lantern was developed to help free up social workers and practitioners to do what they do best by pointing people to the right services for their needs and referring them to social services when necessary.
We worked closely with adult social services in multiple councils as well as people who had gone or were going through the process of seeking support for themselves, friends of family members.
Understanding everything out there is overwhelming. I can’t do that at the same time as doing an assessment - Practitioner
We developed a form with simple interactions that would serve local, relevant community based services that might be of interest to the user.