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Support for adults

Useful contacts

If you have questions or concerns about the Mental Capacity Act and making a decision in someone’s best interests, speak to your team manager or practice manager in the first instance.

The Mental Capacity Act and managing capacity is looked after by the Devon Safeguarding Adults Team. You can contact the team by emailing

If you are concerned that somebody is being deprived of their liberty you can contact the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Team for information and advice on 01392 381676 or email

If you want to refer someone for a social care assessment contact Care Direct on 0345 155 1007 or email

For professionals working in Torbay, you can contact the Mental Capacity Act Facilitator for Torbay on 01803 219832 or email

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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