Care Direct

What does it do?

Information that is provided includes:


Care and Support
Information about social services and other groups offering care and support. It includes advice on aids, adaptations, home alarm schemes, etc.

Your Home
Advice on how to access housing benefit, council tax, sheltered housing and housing placements. Care Direct also has information about how to get help with alterations, repairs and keeping your house warm and secure.

Money and Benefits
Benefits advice including Attendance Allowance, Disability Living Allowance and Carers Allowance.

Keeping Well
Advice on how to lead an active healthy life; information on social clubs and day centres etc.

Who it is for?

Care Direct's aim is to make life easier for older people by making information and help available when they need it.

Where it is available?

Local service (East Devon, Exeter, South Hams, Teignbridge, Torridge, West Devon, Mid Devon, North Devon).

How to access or apply for it:

Telephone: 0845 155 1007

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Info last updated:

20/10/2015