We understand that finding the right care for your needs can can be a difficult process and at Herons Lea our staff will provide you with all the support and advice you need in order to make your choice as straightforward as possible. In addition, we have created a directory of relevant support agencies, charities and associations that may also be able to offer assistance. Click on their Logo to visit the sites, this will open in a new browser window.
Find some useful resources below:
Arranging social care can be a challenge. From knowing where to start, what type of care and support you need and who pays for it, there are lots of questions to ask. But you’re not alone – we’re here to help you through the process.
Find out more: ageuk.org.uk
The dementia brain tour is a free educational video resource that includes chapters on the brain and how brain cells function, Alzheimer’s disease, Posterior Cortical Atrophy, vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, fronto-temporal dementia and other rarer causes of dementia.
Find out more: alzheimers.org.uk
This website contains information on Devon’s Health and Wellbeing Strategy, Annual Publlic Health Reports, Joint Strategic Needs Assessments and a library of strategies, plans, needs assessments and other reports and information relevant to health and wellbeing in Devon.
Find out more: devonhealthandwellbeing.org.uk
WRVS is one of the biggest voluntary organisations in the UK with nearly 53,000 volunteers; they help many people every day in the UK (mainly older people) by organising such schemes as Meals on Wheels and day centres for older people.
Find out more: royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk
The leading mental health charity, Mind helps people take control of their mental health, by providing high-quality information and campaigning to promote and protect good mental health for everyone.
Find out more: mind.org.uk