Tag Archives: adult social care

New figures show rise in demand for adult social care

New figures from NHS Digital show that councils have received 1.8 million new requests for adult social care in 2017-18, an increase of 1.6 per cent on the previous year. 

Posted on: 24 October 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Lyric House hosts accessible sports day in Okehampton

Lyric House is hosting a Pop Up Puzzletree event of sport and other activities on Monday 9 July from 10am to 3pm. This is the eighth year running that Lyric House, Devon County Council’s day services, has organised a quarterly eventaaa

Posted on: 28 June 2018 | Posted in: | No Comments

VideoTechnology helping people to live independently

More and more people, regardless of their ability, are living as independently as they can. And they are doing so with the assistance of technology, within the home and when they’re out and about.

Posted on: 14 March 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Spending boost planned for adult social care, children and health in Devon

More money will be spent on adult social care, health and children’s services next year if Devon County Council’s target budget is agreed in February.

Posted on: 13 December 2017 | Posted in: Politics

Social enterprise plays important role in independence

Local social enterprises are playing an important role in helping people stay independent and active in their local communities, says Devon County Council

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Supporting people to be independent

The Chief Executive of the College of Occupational Therapists has heard how Devon OTs are supporting people to regain independence to such an extent that they need little or no further help

Posted on: 17 March 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Council welcomes extra funding for social care and schools

Devon County Council has welcomed the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s budget announcement today (Wednesday 8 March), promising extra funding for adult social care and schools

Posted on: 8 March 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Abbey Rise Day Centre is officially opened by Council Chairman

The Abbey Rise day centre in Tavistock has celebrated its official opening this week by the Chairman of Devon County Council, Cllr Andrew Moulding

Posted on: 2 March 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing