Carers are missing out on things that most people take for granted. Recent research suggests that nearly two-thirds of unpaid carers have not been able to take any breaks at all in the last six months because they’re too busy caring for someone else.
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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.
Donated equipment, including commodes, walking frames, perching and shower stools, is being collected from households across the county following an appeal by Devon County Council for community equipment which is no longer being used.
Devon County Council’s Pandemic response management team has rapidly escalated a decision to increase the amounts they pay to care providers, in order to significantly raise the pay of home care workers.
Councillors have celebrated the progress in constructing the UK’s first super energy efficient Extra Care scheme, which is on schedule to open in Exeter later this year. The main structure is now complete for the development off Topsham Road, whichaaa
Devon County Council has given Age Concern Barnstaple and District £25,000 to help the charity stay afloat.
Devon County Council (DCC) has formed a consortium with two private sector companies, ZAPINAMO and Gamma Energy, to install and operate 150 electric car charge points on the streets of Exeter over the next two years.
Devon’s lead Councillor responsible for adult social care and health says more must be done to encourage people to take up jobs in care and health services.