Tag Archives: Proud To Care

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Millie, 19, signs up to ‘help vulnerable’

This week she’s receiving training in the use of Personal Protective Equipment, and will shortly start getting some hands-on experience, shadowing one of Devon County Council’s reablement teams.

Posted on: 22 April 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Lawyer, tailor, soldier, hairdresser – over 1,300 answer the call to help vulnerable

“This is a tough time for everyone. I’m lucky that I’m fit and healthy. I’m ready to step up and help those who need it most.”

Posted on: 17 April 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Hundreds rally to help care for Devon’s vulnerable residents

In just one week around 600 peopleregistered their interest, including students, college leavers, retired health professionals and people who are not working.

Posted on: 6 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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Hundreds of health and care jobs available at next month’s Jobs Fair

Hundreds of health and care jobs will be on offer at a series of ‘Proud to Care’ jobs fairs next month, in Exeter, Barnstaple, Plymouth and Torquay.

Posted on: 18 February 2020| No Comments

Could you care for someone like Jim?

Jim Dixon lives in Malden House Residential home in Sidmouth and he says that the professionalism and compassion shown by staff has helped him maintain his dignity in old age

Posted on: 8 October 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Professionals invited to largest health and social care jobs fair ever held in Devon

The first-time health and social care professionals will have the chance to meet all of Devon’s largest health and social care providers in one place

Posted on: 11 March 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Barnstaple couple says domiciliary care workers are as important as the NHS

A man from Barnstaple who is receiving twice daily visits from domiciliary care workers has met with Barnstaple’s mayor Ian Roome to highlight the difference this care makes to him.

Posted on: 18 January 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

A severe shortage of care workers could put elderly and vulnerable people at risk, warns Council

Care providers across Devon are currently short of over 150 home care workers and with demand for support rising the Council is warning it is getting more and more difficult to arrange the right personal care packages for everyone in the county that needs one.

Posted on: 22 November 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing