Care and Health

Listed below are the main sections and some additional relevant websites which we hope will help you get to the right place quicker. You can also visit the Care and Health website which has additional information and guidance.

  • adaptations – disability

      If you have difficulty with everyday tasks like getting in and out of bed, washing, dressing or moving around there is a huge range of equipment and electronic gadgets available to help

    • carers

        Services and benefits if you are looking after someone

      • community transport

          Transport options for people with disabilities, people on low incomes and people living in isolated areas

        • Coronavirus advice

            Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice on staying healthy and well, changes to Devon County Council services, education and support for communities, employers and employees.

          • disabilities

              Helping people with a disability find support to stay healthy, happy and independent

            • EHCPs

                Information on Education, Care and Health Plans (formerly Statements of Special Educational Needs)

              • health and wellbeing

                  Devon County Council and the NHS work together to improve the health of people in Devon and make sure everyone across the county has equal access to health services

                • help to stay living at home

                    We want to help people stay living safely at home for as long as possible. If you’re struggling with any areas of living independently, there are a range of solutions to help you

                  • mental health

                      Helping people with mental health needs to find support

                    • Ready Devon

                        Helping businesses to attract, recruit and retain dedicated and skilled people with a disability

                      • ROVI

                          ROVI's (Rehabilitation Officer Visual Impairment) work with people who have significant visual impairment

                        • ROVIC

                            ROVIC's (Rehabilitation Officers for Visually Impaired Children) work with children with significant visual impairments

                          • Safeguarding Adults Partnership

                              The Devon Safeguarding Adults Partnership website includes information on safeguarding vulnerable adults from abuse and the work of Devon’s Safeguarding Adults Board.

                            • school nurses

                                School Nurses provide information and support to school-aged children and their families who live in Devon or attend a Devon school

                              • show you care

                                  Working together to make a difference in your community