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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Many services will be experiencing disruption at this time. Please contact them directly for further information.

For guidance on Coronavirus and the latest information on the situation in Devon, visit Devon County Council's Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice page.

Care and support at home

Devon County Council wants to help older people, vulnerable people, and children and young people with additional needs to remain living in their own homes as independently as possible. Sometimes the help of other people is needed to achieve this.

This section provides information on a wide range of services to help you to maintain independence at home. Services may be provided by voluntary organisations, by private individuals or companies, or by Devon County Council.
Although some services may be free, some will require a contribution from you.

A personal assistant (PA) network is provided free of charge by Devon County Council to assist people to find a personal assistant (PA) and for PAs to list their services. PA's do not have to register with the CQC. 

Information on Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered services is taken from the CQC website http://www.cqc.org.uk/ and displayed automatically on this directory. Providers of these registered services can then add extra useful information to these entries on the Directory.

If you think a vulnerable adult is being abused in any way, tell someone. You can speak in confidence to one of the Safeguarding Adults teams. 

  • For Devon contact Care Direct on 0345 1551 007 (8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm on Saturdays) or email csc.caredirect@devon.gov.uk 

    If an emergency situation happens outside these hours or on a Bank Holiday contact the Emergency Duty Service on 0345 6000 388.

  • For Torbay call 01803 219700 or email Safeguarding Adults

If you suspect that a vulnerable adult is in immediate danger or if there is an emergency situation please call 999

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Devon Homelink

Devon Homelink, a part of North Devon Homes, provide emergency response alarms for households in North Devon.  The alarms will connect the user to a 24/7 call centre at the press of a button and can be installed in any house that has a landline.   There are…
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North Devon HomesWestacott RoadBarnstapleDevonEX32 8TA

Devon In Sight

Devon in Sight is Devon’s leading sight loss charity providing FREE practical help & advice to people who are blind or partially sighted to help them live life to the full. Our Sight Loss Adviser offers Skills For Seeing Training, Magnification and Lighting assessment and…
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Splatford BartonKennfordExeterDevonEX6 7XY

Devon Independent Living Integrated Service (DILIS)

The service is provided to people of all ages in the community setting, including residential homes and nursing homes. We cover the Devon boundary (excluding Plymouth and Torbay) for those with health or social care needs, or for those with health needs who reside outside…
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Block B, 5-8 Barton CourtJacks WayClyst St. MaryExeterDevonEX5 1FG

Devon Recovery and Independence Limited

Devon Recovery and Independence Limited provide outreach mental health support, predominently in Exeter and the surrounding area.  We offer mental health support, housing related support, debt/finance management and income maximisation support.  We offer / deliver a bespoke service to each client, depending on their specific…
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Exeter

Diamond Home Support (Tavistock & Okehampton)

Diamond Home Support (Tavistock & Okehampton) provides domestic cleaning and ironing services. We can clean your home weekly or fortnightly, according to your needs, and you will get the same cleaner each time. We can also do your ironing.
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TavistockDevon

Diamond Home Support - North Devon Cleaners and Home Help

Diamond Home Support (North Devon) provides domestic cleaning and ironing services in the North Devon and Torridge area. We can clean your home weekly or fortnightly, according to your needs, and you will get the same cleaner each time. We can also do your ironing.
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Didsbury Court

Didsbury Court is a 17 bed residential care home caring for over 65's, elderly, dementia and infirm.  Didsbury Court is a large detached Victorian house which stands in its own private grounds. It offers retired ladies and gentlemen luxurious accommodation and provides 24 hour quality…
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17-19Park RoadTorquayDevonTQ1 4QR

Dine at Home, Meals Delivery Service

Dine at Home provides a meals on wheels delivery service in Honiton, Ottery St. Mary and Exeter. Freshly home cooked meals delivered to your door. Please contact us for full details, menus and prices.
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FenitonHonitonDevonEX14 3DQ

DLF (Disabled Living Foundation)

DLF is a national charity providing impartial advice, information and training on independent living since 1969. We are the UK’s leading source of impartial information and expert advice on independent living. A national charity, we have built up over 40 years an unparalleled range of…
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Unit 1, 34Chatfield RoadLondonSW11 3SE

Dolphin Stairlifts (South West) Ltd

From straight stairs to curved stairs, indoors or outdoors, when it comes to getting you up stairs, we’ve got it covered. Dolphin Stairlifts South West are an independent supplier and installer of stairlifts in Devon – including step lifts, platform lifts, through floor lifts, pool…
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22, Marsh RoadLords Meadow Industrial EstateCreditonDevonEX17 1EU
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