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Supporting health and social care providers in Devon

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Look out for the Red Bag

28 October 2019

The RED bag is a National project which started its journey in Sutton (London, UK) in 2015.  The purpose of the red bag is to improve communication between Residential care homes, the ambulance service and general hospitals. The RED bag will hold documentation provided by the Residential home (on admission) and can be found in […]

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The Herbert Protocol (Information needed to find the missing)

21 October 2019

Devon and Cornwall Police have asked that we help spread their message about missing people with dementia. The Police have devised a form to help them gather information quickly, which will help them locate people with dementia if they become a missing person. Please access The Herbert Protocol here;

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Preventing Exploitation Toolkit

21 October 2019

The Safer Devon Partnership has developed an online toolkit to tackle the threat of exploitation. This toolkit will help frontline colleagues learn about, identify and report exploitation happening in Devon and the surrounding area. The toolkit’s audience consists of anyone who, through their paid or voluntary work, may encounter individuals who are vulnerable to exploitation. […]

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Supporting people with their money

17 July 2019

Having money and having access and control over money is a key element that enables people to live with dignity and security.  Most people are able to maintain control over their own money and are able to make choices about how they spend their money.  However, many people who receive support and care do not […]

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Care Plan Template and Completed Example Care Plan

31 May 2019

The Care Plan Template is provided for your reference as a starting point for the documentation that you should have in place as a provider of care and support services. Please also see worked Example Care Plan for information. Devon County Council considers this resource to be acceptable and contract-compliant but you may wish to […]

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Delirium – Primary Care Factsheet

18 June 2018

Why do GPs need to know about delirium? • Delirium is common both in hospital and the community • 10% of nursing home residents will have a delirium • Delirium is preventable and treatable • Delirium accelerates cognitive decline and progression of dementia • Delirium is highly distressing and frightening to patients and carers Click […]

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