A report by the Devon Children and Families Partnership into the historical sexual abuse of a young girl identified missed opportunities by agencies that may have prevented the extent of her abuse.
Health and Wellbeing
A Devon care home for people with dementia has received a glowing report following a visit by quality inspectors.
Today, Monday 18 March, is a national awareness day to highlight Child Sexual Exploitation. Children across the south west are victims of sexual exploitation, but while media reports often highlight cases of adult grooming and child abuse, Devon and Cornwall Police say the most likely form of child sexual exploitation (CSE) in the south west is perpetrated by other young people.
A partnership of local NHS trusts and social enterprises will deliver children’s community health and wellbeing services in Devon from 1 April. The Devon Children and Families Alliance (The Alliance) was awarded the 23.8 million-a-year contract, of which Devon Countyaaa
While universities remain a popular destination for school and college leavers before embarking on the working world, more young people are seeing just as attractive the opportunity to gain professional qualifications while on the job.