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Booking Replacement Care

12th June 2019

What do you want when you book replacement care (respite)?   Devon County Council would like to know what you would like in a replacement care booking system.  It could have the same type of features as any on-line booking or shopping application (e.g. Trivago, Amazon), and must have a method of searching for care, booking, paying for care (if relevant) and other features, such as feedback.    The system…

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Volunteers’ Week

3rd June 2019

Volunteers’ Week 1st-7th June 19 gives us the opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to our amazing volunteers. Volunteers lend their time and expertise to support carers in their local communities. Carers volunteer for a whole variety of reasons but most want to do something useful and help others. It’s a great way to make new…

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Carers Week 19 Information and Events

23rd May 2019

Carers Week: Monday 10th – Sunday 16th June 19 – Supporting carers to get connected in their communities   Carers Week is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the role of the carer. This year the theme is ‘Getting Carers Connected’, so we are doing just that. Between 10th-16th June we will be holding a number of events…

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Two local women encourage people of Devon to talk about dying before it’s too late

13th May 2019

People in Devon are being encouraged to ask themselves if they are ready to talk about death and dying with their families during national Dying Matters Week Mon 13th– Sun 19th May 19. Dying Matters is a national campaign that aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make…

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