Carers Rights Day

Caring For Your Future – Celebrating Carers Rights Throughout Devon

Carers Rights Day is an annual national campaign co-ordinated by Carers UK to help carers in their local community know their rights and find out how to get the help and support they are entitled to. This year Carers Rights Day is on Friday 30 November.

Devon Carers staff and Carer Ambassadors will be setting up information stands across the county during the week to provide useful support and resources to carers and help raise awareness of the caring role. Please join us if you can…


  • TOTNES, 11:00am-4:00pm, Info stand at Morrison’s (14 Coronation Road, Totnes TQ9 5DE)



  • KINGSBRIDGE, 10:00am-2:00pm Info stand at Tesco (Cookworthy Road, Kingsbridge TQ7 1QN)
  • TIVERTON, 9:00am-12:30pm. Info stand at Tiverton Community Hospital (Kennedy Way, Tiverton EX16 6NT)
  • Evening Carers Hour on the pod – our online community – sign up and log in to ask Devon Carers a question about our services 7:00pm-8:00pm



  • EXETER, 12:30pm-2:30pm, Drop in session for Working Age Carers at The Conference Room, Co Lab (Wat Tyler House, King William Street EX4 6PD). Someone from the Job Centre will be attending, a representative from Devon County Council and Michelmores Solicitors
  • LEE MILL, IVYBRIDGE, 4:00pm-7:00pm. Info stand at Tesco (Lee Mill Industrial Estate, Central Avenue, Ivybridge PL21 9PE)
  • NEWTON ABBOT, 4:00pm-6:00pm. Info stand with the Tesco Community Champion at Tescos (4 Newton Rd , Kingsteignton, Newton Abbott, TQ12 3AJ)



  • IVYBRIDGE, 9:30am-11:30am Info stand at Library at The Watermark, Ivybridge Information point. Carers Support Officer and Healthwatch available for any queries on Carers Rights. (Information resources will also be left with the Library for carers who cannot attend at this time)
  • TAVISTOCK, 4:00pm-7:00pm Info Stand at Morrisons (128-130 Plymouth Rd, Tavistock PL19 9DS)



  • EXMOUTH, 10:00am-2:00pm Info Stand at Exmouth Market (12 The Strand, Exmouth, EX8 1AB
  • HONITON, 12:00pm-2:00pm Info Stand at Tesco (Battishorne Way, Honiton EX14 2XD)
  • IVYBRIDGE, 10:00am-1:00pm Info Stand at Co-op (14 Glanvilles Mill, Shopping Precinct, Ivybridge, PL21 9PS)
  • TAVISTOCK, 4:00pm-7:00pm, Info Stand at Tesco (Plymouth Road Retail Park PL19 9QN)
  • TEIGNMOUTH, 10:30am-12:00pm, Info drop in for all carers and staff at Teignmouth Hospital (Mill Lane, Teignmouth TQ14 9BQ)
  • TEIGNMOUTH, 12:30pm-2:00pm. Info Stand at Morrison’s (1 Newfoundland Rd, Teignmouth TQ14 9AE)
  • TIVERTON 9:30am-12:00pm, Drop In for working age carers with Carers Support Officer, Clare Moughton at Job Centre Plus (Phoenix House, Phoenix Ln, Tiverton EX16 6FF)
  • Carers Hour on the pod – our online community – 2:00pm-3:00pm. Sign up and log in to ask our Michelmores Solicitors questions about caring for your future, whether it’s regarding writing a will, mental capacity assessments, power or attorney, trusts or employment rights.



  • BARNSTAPLE, 10:00am-12:00pm. Info and Advice morning (tea/coffee provided) at The Barnstaple Hotel (Braunton Road, Barnstaple EX31 1LE)

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