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Coping with Illness

Allied Healthcare

Through their network of over 140 community-based branches across the UK, they offer a personalised service that’s local to you. Care workers live within a 30 minute drive of 90% of the UK population.

Services provided:

  • Home care, including respite care and live-in care
  • Clinical services, including paediatrics, PEG feeding, and ventilator care at home
  • Nursing services at home
  • Specialist services, including learning disabilities support

Healthcare staffing and locum services, providing doctors, dentists, nurses and other healthcare staff to public and private organisations


Bladder and Bowel Foundation

The Bladder and Bowel Foundation is the UK wide charity for people with bladder and bowel control problems. It provides information and support services, including a confidential helpline, for anyone affected by these conditions as well as their families, carers and healthcare professionals.



Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB)

Free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

  • Benefits
  • Consumer Rights
  • Debt & Money
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Housing
  • Law
  • Relationships
  • Tax
  • Work & Employment

Appointments are booked on the day at the Ilfracombe Centre on:
Monday & Tuesday, 10 – 1:30pm


Community Car Service

Call 01271 855300 to request a booking.

One Ilfracombe transport scheme to non-local medical appointments.

Journeys are charged at 45p per mile plus an administration fee of £2.50 per booking.

Edenmore Nursing Home

Care for: Dementia, Detention under the mental health act, Old Age, Physical Disability, Sensory Impairment, Substance Abuse, AIDS/HIV, Alzheimers, Asper Syndrome, Bipolar/Manic Depression, Cancer Care, Challenging Behavious, Colitis/Crohns, Parkinsons, Stroke.


Homelife Carers

Homelife Carers provide services to older people including people with memory impairment, learning and/or physical disabilities, life threatening illness, mental health problems, recovering from illness or recently discharged from hospital.

Services include:

  • Person services (shopping, collecting pension, managing personal affairs)
  • Home Help & Domestic Services (light domestic chores, general cleaning, washing up, laundry)
  • Preparation of meals
  • Nightcare