Tag Archives: social care

children

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: | No Comments

£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 | 1 Comment

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 | 3 Comments
county show

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 | 3 Comments

Clever thinking volunteers are helping give back independence

Are you good at making things, and can you turn your hand to a challenge? Occupational Therapist Liz Riley looks for volunteer engineers to help people be independent

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

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

Big boost for social care spending

Devon County Council’s Cabinet today (Wednesday 14 December) backed a big boost on spending for adult social care and health despite continuing Government cuts. Next year’s target budget calls for an extra £18.8 million to be spent on adult care and health in 2017/18.

Posted on: 14 December 2016 | Posted in: Politics
Sian Walker Devon Safeguarding Adults Board

Meet Siân Walker – new Chair for Devon Safeguarding Adults Board

Siân is driven by a passion for ensuring all services to vulnerable people are person-centred, easy to access and importantly promote independence, whilst ensuring people are safe.

Posted on: 21 April 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

New contract to boost personal care market

Devon County Council is set to give a vital boost to personal care services across the county, setting out new expectations for care providers in return for higher fees

Posted on: 11 March 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Technology helping people to live independently

Technology is playing an increasingly important role in helping growing numbers of people to live longer in their own homes, says Devon County Council

Posted on: 22 February 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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