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Housing and care homes

This section provides you with general information and advice on housing matters as well as details of housing associations, supported housing, care homes, nursing homes, sheltered and other forms of accommodation in Devon.

It also provides details of organisations which help and support homeless people and young people leaving care.

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

Information and guidance

Dementia care

Many Residential or Nursing homes can cater for those with dementia, however there are several who specialise in this type of care. This section contains details of Residential care and Nursing homes in Devon who specialise in caring for residents with dementia. Information on Care Quality…

Devon County Council Adult Social Care and Health Factsheets

We have changed the way we provide some of our public information. Our customers have told us that it is more important for them to have the most current facts available to download and print, as and when they need, rather than relying on supplies…

Housing and care homes

This section provides you with general information and advice on housing matters as well as details of housing associations, supported housing, care homes, nursing homes, sheltered and other forms of accommodation in Devon. It also provides details of organisations which help and support homeless people…

Housing Options Information from Devon County Council

Information about Housing Options from Devon County Council. Most people want to stay living in their own home for as long as possible.  We have information to help you find out about Living at home safely Moving out of your home Housing options for disabled…

Nursing homes

This section contains details of Nursing homes in Devon. These homes offer accommodation and personal care for people who may not be able to live independently, with the addition of 24 hour medical care from a qualified nurse. Some homes specialise in caring for particular groups…

Residential homes

This section contains details of Residential care homes in Devon. These homes offer accommodation and personal care for people who may not be able to live independently. Some homes specialise in caring for particular groups such as older adults, or younger adults with learning disabilities.…

Retirement housing

Retirement housing (sometimes known as retirement villages) may be suitable if you are looking to downsize to a smaller home, and would also appreciate no longer being responsible for maintaining your own home. There are several of these developments in Devon, generally offering 1/2 bedroom…

Shared Lives

Shared Lives is a way of providing accommodation, care and support for vulnerable adults. It used to be known as ‘Adult Placement’. There are Shared Lives schemes all over the UK but locally an independent charity called Shared Lives South West delivers Shared Lives in Cornwall, Plymouth,…

Sheltered housing

This section contains details of both Sheltered housing and Extra care housing schemes available in Devon. Sheltered housing is a type of ‘housing with support’, which you can buy or rent.  This could suit you if you want to live independently but need a bit…

Social housing

This section contains details of organisations and agencies who can offer support to those living in, or wanting to apply to live in social housing in Devon, including Housing Associations and the local District/Borough councils.
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