Tag Archives: health

Care workers continue support despite the severe weather

Care providers have had contingency plans in operation prioritising visits to those most in need and making arrangements with families and carers to ensure continued care where necessary.

Posted on: 19 March 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

‘100-calorie snacks, 2 a day max’ – new campaign targets sugar-laden snacks

Half of children’s sugar intake – currently around seven sugar cubes a day – comes from unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks, which can lead to obesity and tooth decay. A new Change4Life campaign aims to promote healthier snacks and give families easy choices to encourage their children to reduce the amount of sugar in their diets.

Posted on: 10 January 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Devon first for health and social care apprenticeships

Devon County Council and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust are working closely together to provide new integrated health and social care apprenticeships.

Posted on: 21 November 2017 | Posted in:

Lack of brisk walking puts Devon adults at risk

Thousands of adults aged 40-60 living in Devon are putting their health at risk by not managing a brisk ten minute walk every day.

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

Survey about the future of children’s services

A consultation has been launched to help determine the future of children’s health and care services in Devon.

Posted on: 31 July 2017 | Posted in:

Councils come together to champion care and support workers

Authorities across the South West are supporting a campaign launched today, Monday 17 July, that raises the profile of care and the positive role of care workers in a drive to recruit the right people to the sector

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

Exeter City Football Club Lead the Way in Sugar Smart Exeter

Exeter City Football Club are leading the way in making Exeter a Sugar Smart city.

Posted on: 7 April 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Big boost for social care spending

Devon County Council today (16 February 2017) backed a big boost on spending for social care and health despite continuing Government cuts.

Posted on: 16 February 2017 | Posted in: Politics
Stay well this Christmas

Stay Well this Winter

Make sure you’re well prepared over the Christmas period to deal with any bouts of illness, and know where to go and what to do.

Posted on: 16 December 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing