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Urgent short-term support

Do you need advice or support for a sudden deterioration in your health or a social care crisis?

  • What is urgent short-term support?

    You may need urgent support and advice because you are recovering from a sudden deterioration in your health or a social care crisis. We will listen and talk with you, or your family member, about how we can support you and that conversation may also involve other professionals like your GP or community nurse.

    Your family or friends might be able to offer all the support you require or it might be appropriate to help identify and arrange temporary services to support you to get back on your feet. We can explore these options with you.

Contact Care Direct on

0345 155 1007

Help with the cost of living crisis

We’ve put together some information for residents in Devon who are struggling to afford to pay for their energy, water, food or other essential items. Find help with the cost of living.

Find services, groups and clubs in Devon on the Pinpoint website

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Find advice on how to stay healthy and well on the OneSmallStep website

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Care and support online self-help tool

Answer 14 yes or no questions to get information about support, equipment and local services which could help you.

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