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We support people to lead independent, healthy lives

We support people to lead independent, healthy lives

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Livewell Southwest is an independent, award winning social enterprise providing integrated health and social care services for people across Plymouth, South Hams and West Devon, as well as some specialist services for people living in parts of Devon and Cornwall. We are at the forefront of integrating health and social care, which means that we care for people in new ways that are more efficient, with health and social care professionals who would have previously worked in individual teams now working together. This helps us to deliver the right care for people, in the right place and at the right time.

You will find our teams in community hospitals, GP practices, sports centres, health and wellbeing hubs, at community events and even at football matches.

In 2019 Livewell Southwest was inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and received a rating of ‘good’ overall. Our mental health inpatient unit (Glenbourne) and our community learning disabilities team received an exceptional rating of ‘outstanding’.

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Our Performance

Livewell Southwest constantly monitors the services it provides to ensure we are delivering the right care and support to people, at the right time, and in the right place. We have used this information to produce a simple snapshot of our performance. To take a look at our performance in 2022/23, click here.

We also regularly ask our service users to provide us with feedback on their experience of using our services. You can view the recent reviews of our services on the right hand side of this page.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to support people to stay well in the place and the community in which they live, where they can enjoy the best quality of life.

Wellbeing Is Our Priority

Wellbeing is our priority: healthy people and healthy communities are vital and our long term investment priority.

Our Commitment

Our commitment is to implement new ways of working to significantly reduce the need for hospital bed-based care, including people with complex needs, by wrapping our services around home and community-based care.

Latest News


Inspirational Stories from our Community Learning Disability Service

Inspirational Stories from our Community Learning Disability Service

FROM FRIGHTENED TO LEAVE HOME FOR MORE THAN THREE YEARS, TO LIVING INDEPENDENTLY AFTER WORKING WITH OUR LEARNING DISABILITIES TEAM (LUKE'S STORY) When Luke was 21 years old, he hadn’t been out of his house for more than three years. He was hardly ever dressed, he...