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Dartmouth Caring

Dartmouth Caring is a local charity committed to helping the elderly and vulnerable of Dartmouth and the surrounding villages such as Dittisham, Stoke Fleming, Blackawton and Strete.  

They liaise closely with the medical and care services to ensure they help people remain independent in times of need.

Services include: Transport for medical appointments ~ Weekly Lunch Club ~ Lunch Club Outings ~ Advice ~ Information ~ Specific Needs ~ Carer's Support ~ Claims & Forms Assistance Home visits ~ Memory Cafe ~ Carers Health & Wellbeing Checks ~ Positive Cafe ~ Seated Exercise Classes ~ Befriending ~ Weekly Thursday Club & Lunch ~ Counselling ~ Visually Impaired Reading Group ~ Shopping ~ Gardening ~ Sitting Service ~ Prescription Order & Delivery Health & Wellbeing Activities ~ Social Events Fundraising

www.dartmouthcaring.co.uk

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Dartmouth Caring has recently produced a report that illustrates the financial value of the charity and its achievements. The report shows how the charity ultimately saves costs (equivalent to £5m) for the NHS and the Public Health. Read more

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A local charity committed to helping those in need, the elderly and the vulnerable in Dartmouth and the surrounding villages such as Dittisham, Stoke Fleming, Blackawton and Strete. Read more

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