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Missed opportunities highlighted in published report

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.

Posted on: 12 April 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Woodland Vale receives a glowing report from care quality inspectors

A Devon care home for people with dementia has received a glowing report following a visit by quality inspectors.

Posted on: 28 March 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments
picture of three children sat on and beside swings at a local park. One girl is looking straight at the camera.

‘Peer on peer’ child exploitation highlighted as concern in the south west

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.

Posted on: 18 March 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

New children’s health and wellbeing service to launch in April

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

Posted on: 13 March 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 7 Comments
Domiciliary Care Worker, Phoebe, walking arm in arm with an older lady, along the sea front.

School and college leavers encouraged to earn while they learn

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.

Posted on: 11 March 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 3 Comments

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