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Visiting care homes this Christmas

Many of us with loved ones in care homes will be thinking how best to maintain contact over Christmas.

Posted on: 8 December 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Devon care homes part of new testing pilot

Family and friends may soon be able to regularly visit loved ones in care homes as a new testing pilot is launched by the government.

Posted on: 23 November 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Council announces further financial support to social care sector

Devon County Council has announced its next major investment to support the county’s social care sector, revealing a package of additional funding now totalling £8 million to support domiciliary care and residential care markets during the pandemic.

Posted on: 29 April 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Devon needs you: get a job in health and social care

Devon needs frontline Healthcare Assistants to support the NHS and social care as coronavirus puts even greater pressure on existing services and staff.

Posted on: 1 April 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Devon pilots new, first of its kind, nursing associate apprenticeship in care homes

Nine apprentices, part funded by Devon County Council, will be employed by independent sector social care providers.

Posted on: 30 March 2020
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