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
Our Annual General Meeting will be taking place
on Thursday 24th July at 5:30pm at the Teignmouth Fire Station.
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.
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
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.
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
Home Help Service
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.
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.
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!