East Devon health and wellbeing services


East Devon health and wellbeing services:

The following organisations were present at the ‘Working Together’ event:

The Project, supporting the mental and emotional wellbeing of young people aged 13-24  www.theprojectYP.org.uk

Devon Carers provides information and support for carers in Devon. www.devoncarers.org.uk

Transport advice for Devon, Plymouth and Torbay patients www.newdevonccg.nhs.uk

Patient Transport Advice Service (non emergency) 0345 155 1009 Your Community Transport contact point for information, advice and help with booking voluntary transport (Monday-Friday): Exeter and East Devon 01404 46529

Devon Domestic Abuse Support Services. For adults and children with experience of domestic abuse. www.splitz.org/devon Tel: 0345 155 1074

Horse & Soul, Equine and Nature Facilitated Therapy and Healing Services. Providing equine assisted therapy. www.horseandsoul.co.uk Tel: 07825 787880.

Branching Out, Supporting adults with learning disabilities into new opportunities through horticulture (Bicton College). Contact jane.davies@actioneastdevon.org.uk

‘Reminiscence Service’ and ‘Life Story Service’, Refreshing Memories. Reminiscence connects a person with their past, present and future. Sessions are available for older people in Honiton, Axminster and Seaton. Life Story work is a 1:1 activity which takes place over a period of about 5-10 weeks. For more information Contact gill.amos@actioneastdevon.org.uk 

The Axe Valley Visiting Scheme. This project provides a visiting service to people in the Axminster area aged 60+ living in their own homes or in residential care homes who are in receipt of health and social care services. Contact gill.amos@actioneastdevon.org.uk 

Where to go if your GP surgery is not open:

There are four options available to you, depending on your symptoms.

Think carefully before dialling 999 or going to A&E. See here for a quick reminder on who to contact when you are feeling unwell. http://www.offwell.org/web/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/RDE.jpg


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