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Dartmouth Caring - About Us

About Us

Our aim is to enable those in need, and elderly and vulnerable local people to live happy and vibrant lives, connecting those who are isolated and improving health and well-being within our community.

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Dartmouth Caring - Services

Services

We provide a range of services including lunch clubs, memory cafes, counselling, transport to medical appointments and more.

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Dartmouth Caring - Support Us

Support Us

There are a number of ways you can help us – volunteering, donating money, running fundraising events or as a volunteer driver.

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Dartmouth Caring - Events

Events

We run an extensive programme of fundraising events throughout the year.  These range from jumble sales to fashion shows and more.

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Latest News From Dartmouth Caring

New raised beds going in

Great to see some new raised beds going in, adjacent to the old community greenhouse site.  Excellent work by Dartmouth Green Partnership to pull this together and thanks also to BRNC cadets for lending some cadets. Good timing with the gardens coming back to the town...

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Integrated Health Care

The BBC website recently featured a report on an NHS partnership that has reduced the number of elderly people admitted to hospital after falling at home. This is similar to the model being developed in our area.  See more at...

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Happy Birthday to the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities.  It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for...

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SHORT FILMS

Support for dementia suffers in Dartmouth, Devon has been boosted by the launch of a new on-line video.

The video highlights the plight of local elderly people affected by this life-changing disease and the importance of local support.

We recently launched our new video about loneliness at The Flavel Arts Centre.

The video highlights the fact that loneliness can affect people of all ages and the importance of local support in dealing with it.

Dartmouth Caring is a local charity supporting its local community and working closely with its health and welfare professionals for the benefit of individuals in its community.

You can also view these films on our YouTube Channel

3 weeks ago

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With under over two months till the #QAVS 2019 closing date - it's time to think about the #exceptional #volunteer groups in your community! Nominate them at: qavs.direct.gov.uk/ by Friday 14 September 2018. @QueensAwardVS ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Don’t forget our 30th Birthday bash on Saturday 14th July.
Tickets available from the office - pls call or email. £26/head.
Hog roast - puds and amazing live music 🎶
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Check out the Events link here or on our website - www.dartmouthcaring.co.uk/events/ - to find out more about our forthcoming sailing regatta and 30th birthday plans! ... See MoreSee Less

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3 months ago

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The following is the outline programme for the Public Meeting on Monday night. Do note that as this is a live event the questions and answers may not neatly fit into this schedule so there may be some flexibility required from the Chair.

7.00 - Welcome – Father Will Hazlewood

7.05 - Opening remarks and ground rules Chair – Sir Geoffrey Newman

7.10 – Responding to people’s concerns, progress that has been made and how we would like to work with the Dartmouth community going forward– Liz Davenport – Acting CEO Torbay and South Devon Foundation Trust and Simon Tapley, Director of Commissioning, Devon Clinical Commissioning Groups

7.20 – A series of questions from the floor – pre-arranged from the meeting that took place Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th.

7.45 – Trust and CCG responses to questions from the floor

8.00 – Further questions from the floor

8.15 – Further responses from the Trust and CCG

8.22 – What we’ve heard and proposed next steps- Liz Davenport

8.27 – Statement on behalf of the Town – Jonathan Hawkins

8.30 – Farewell, Sir Geoffrey - Everyone departs
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7 months ago

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Well worth looking at and being aware about the prevalence of mental health issues. As the sign on the disabled toilet in Morrissons says "Not all disabilities are visible".

www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8RCFtTQ-xE&sns=em“Mental Health Issues are closer to home than you think. Let’s raise awareness of mental health and reduce the unwarranted stigma together” – Royal Mail made...
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8 months ago

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All you sailors out there - save the date for your diary. This will be our first fundraising regatta, run in partnership with RDYC. ... See MoreSee Less

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8 months ago

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Christmas period opening hours and days. ... See MoreSee Less

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9 months ago

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Are you a fully qualified and experienced counsellor willing to volunteer your time for a morning or an afternoon weekly for our Counselling Team based in Dartmouth? Supervision is provided.

If you are interested or have any questions please forward your CV to fenellawise@hotmail.co.uk

Fenella is a highly experienced counsellor, providing mentoring and support to our volunteer team.
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Dartmouth Caring
35 Victoria Road
Dartmouth
Devon
TQ6 9RT

Registered Charity: 900226

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