As the Government announces measures to reduce the impact of additional winter pressures on critical front line health services, local Councils are taking steps to prevent people from going to hospital with preventable complaints or to help them return home as quickly as possible after treatment.
Tag Archives: Cllr Andrew Leadbetter
Carers are being encouraged to stay healthy in connected through a number of events planned across the county next week to mark national Carers Week.
Community minded Okehampton has been chosen to be the first town in the county to host a Proud to Care, Health and Care Jobs Fair.
Road conditions across Devon today have been described as ‘deceptive’ by the County Council’s Highways Operations Manager, Chris Cranston. “Despite relatively little snow overnight, the freezing rain across the county has left many roads still impassable, and people are beingaaa
While today’s news stories often focus around the financial and demand pressures on the NHS and social services, there’s a silent workforce out there that is more than pulling its weight, and that is also feeling the strain.
As part of its Proud to Care campaign to boost employment within the health and social care profession, Devon County Council is recruiting volunteers to work as ambassadors to help raise the sector’s profile.
Devon County Council has commissioned a dementia support worker service from the Alzheimer’s Society and agreed funding for a new Devon Memory Café Consortium, in moves that will develop support in local communities for people with dementia