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Our aim is to offer practical and emotional support to everyone in the communities of Teignmouth, Dawlish, Bishopsteignton, Chudleigh and Shaldon, thereby improving the health and well being of all residents.

How we can help you !

You will find us taking part in many events taking place in Teignmouth and Dawlish this Summer, including Dawlish Carnival on the 15th August. Click here for more information.

Transport  

If you are unable to make it to a medical or any other appointment we have volunteers who may be able to take you and stay with you. There is a standard Tariff for this service.

 

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

  

We run a daily service to local and regional hospitals and to local doctors surgeries in our wheelchair accessible vehicle. If you would like to find out more or book a journey please contact the office.  

 

Single Point of Contact (SPOC)

We have a comprehensive list of all the community and patient transports in Teignbridge as well as access to South West Ambulance and Torbay Healthcare. The telephone line is manned 5 days a week with Jo Martin being our SPOC co-ordinator. Out of hours leave a message on the answer machine and we will get back to you.

Visiting and Befriending

We have volunteers who can visit people who are isolated in their homes. This can be on a weekly basis or whenever it is convenient to both the volunteer and the person being visited. We can help someone with their shopping if they are unable to go out or need assistance. Shopping can be to the local supermarkets and shops or further afield.

Home Help Service

Our Home Help Service helps patients stay independent in their own home for as long as possible, helping out with the tasks that they are no longer able to complete, such as hoovering, cooking, shopping, DIY, or gardening. There is an hourly fee for these services.

If you would like to use any of these services, or refer someone for them please contact Chloe on 01626 774484. If you would like to offer any of these services on a self employed basis, please also contact Chloe.

 

Support for Carers

If you care for a friend or relative on a regular basis we can support you. We may be able to provide you with a volunteer sitter to sit with the person you care for to give you a break. We also run monthly carers support groups offering advice and support in a friendly atmosphere.

We run a carers support group in Teignmouth. This is open to all carers regardless of who they care for, or where they are located in Teignbridge.

Advice and Support for All

If you have any queries regarding support in the local area whatever your circumstances please do contact us.

If you want to meet other people in a friendly and relaxed environment and find out about local services, Carers Link, Flexible Grants and so on, please do come along.

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

 
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