Tag Archives: social care

Services for young people leaving care in Devon much improved

There has been a big improvement in the way Devon County Council looks after young people leaving care, according to Ofsted inspectors.

Posted on: 11 October 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Highways and social care teams thanked for their round-the-clock efforts

Devon’s highways and social care teams have been thanked for their round-the-clock efforts to keep Devon moving and ensure that the vulnerable received the support they needed.

Posted on: 21 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment

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
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Political leaders unite to demand better funding for Devon    

They have come together to write to MPs to demand fairer funding for children’s services and adult social care. 

Posted on: 7 February 2018 | Posted in: DCC Homepage

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:

Quality inspectors rate Devon care homes and GP practices higher than the national average

Nearly a quarter of Devon GP practices are outstanding according to quality inspectors, compared to just 4 percent of practices in England. And the percentage of Devon’s care homes rated outstanding is twice the national average.

Posted on: 16 October 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:

£30million to help older people regain their independence

The money, over three years, will to help people get back on their feet after leaving hospital.

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Council refocuses social care services to help more people stay independent

Devon County Council has set out how it wants to refocus its social care services on helping more people stay or become independent.

Posted on: 14 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Celebrating Devon at this year’s Devon County Show

#WeAreDevon, the social media campaign that promotes pride in Devon, is the thread connecting a range of activities on what’s previously been Devon County Council’s exhibition stand at this year’s Devon County Show, 18 to 20 May.

Posted on: 8 May 2017 | Posted in: Community