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Devon’s first ever health and social care apprentices start work

Devon County Council and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust are working closely together to provide new integrated health and social care apprenticeships.

Posted on: 21 November 2017 | Posted in: | No Comments

Carers missing out on available support

With an estimated 6.5 million people in the UK providing unpaid care to family members and friends, Devon authorities are urging carers to take a moment, for themselves

Posted on: 20 November 2017 | Posted in: | 4 Comments

VideoDementia care project grows in popularity

A service for people with dementia is growing in popularity. It provides support during the day, but is different to traditional day centres, because it invites people into ‘hosts’ own homes.

Posted on: 13 November 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Devon’s care providers rated higher than national average

Figures from the Care Quality Commission, regulators of the care market, show significant improvement in the quality of care in Devon.

Posted on: 9 November 2017 | Posted in: | No Comments

Quality inspectors rate Devon care homes and GP practices higher than the national average

Nearly a quarter of Devon GP practices are outstanding according to quality inspectors, compared to just 4 percent of practices in England. And the percentage of Devon’s care homes rated outstanding is twice the national average.

Posted on: 16 October 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

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