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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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Care providers to receive significant pay rise to boost recruitment

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.

Posted on: 5 April 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

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
Picture of an elderly lady at home receiving care and support. The lady is in the kitchen and her care worker is stood with her as they prepare a meal.

Stark warning leads to call for more home care workers across Devon

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.

Posted on: 16 October 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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