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Services for young people leaving care in Devon much improved

There has been a big improvement in the way Devon County Council looks after young people leaving care, according to Ofsted inspectors.

Posted on: 11 October 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Council supports NHS consortium as preferred bidder for children’s health and wellbeing services in Devon

NEW Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) recommended that Devon Children and Families Alliance (The Alliance) be selected as the preferred bidder for the 23.8 million-a-year contract, of which Devon County Council contributes £1.6m. The contract will be awarded for seven years from 1 April 2019, with an option to extend it for a further three years.

Posted on: 10 October 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Convert Devon community hospital buildings for health use county councillors tell NHS

Closure-threatened community hospitals in Devon should be used as health and wellbeing centres for local people, the county council is telling the NHS.

Posted on: 5 October 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Care job vacancies rise to 110,000

The Department of Health and Social Care this week announced that it’s going to run a recruitment campaign to help employers attract people with the right values into social care.

Posted on: 27 September 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Safeguarding concerns lifted for Donness Nursing Home

Health and social care commissioners, NEW Devon Clinical Commissioning Group and Devon County Council, have lifted their suspension of placements following a whole service safeguarding review of Donness Nursing Home in Westward Ho!, previously rated ‘inadequate’ by The Care Quality Commission (CQC) who regulate the service.

Posted on: 26 September 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

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