PLEASE NOTE:  this survey will remain open for the next few days to allow for any late responses as the feedback report is being prepared.  It will close within a week of the 15th September (the official closing date).

Commissioners of health and care services in Devon, Plymouth and Torbay have heard the views of parents, carers, young people, children and providers. Based on what people have said we are proposing changes for the future of children’s services in Devon, Plymouth and Torbay. These services are provided at the moment by Virgin Care Ltd, Torbay and South Devon Foundation Trust and Livewell South West


Before answering this survey, please read our proposals for Children's community health and care services re-procurement.

If you require this survey in an alternative format such as large print or another language, please contact us devonchildrens.services@nhs.net

This survey will ask you if you think we are on the right track. The services we are talking about currently are:

Best start in life and promoting strengths in families
0-19 year olds' public health nursing services (health visiting and school nursing)

Special Educational Needs (SEND) and children with additional needs and long term health conditions
Nursing and Community Support to include:
Complex care | palliative care | community children’s nursing
children in care nursing service | specialist school nursing
learning disability | child development centres
and specialist children’s assessment centres

Integrated Therapies to include:
Speech and language therapy | occupational therapy | physiotherapy
reablement officer for visually impaired children (ROVIC) | portage (special needs pre-school education service)

Emotional health and wellbeing
Community child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS tier 2&3)
CAMHS assertive outreach | CAMHS crisis response | safeguarding
Autistic Spectrum Condition | Journey After Child Abuse Trauma (JACAT)

When responding please think about your experience of using children’s services in Devon, Torbay or Plymouth over the last three years.

* 1. How would you describe yourself from the list below? If you fit into more than one of these categories, please feel free to complete the survey more than once (to do this, you may need to use a separate browser/device or clear your cookies first)

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