We support people to lead independent, healthy lives

We support people to lead independent, healthy lives

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Specialists in Community Health and Care


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.

Locality working means that we create strong networks and partnerships with a wide range of community groups and professionals so that support is responsive and provided within your local community. 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 2016 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 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.

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of service users would recommend our services, based on 918 respondents in June 2019

Latest News


People’s Choice Award – your opportunity to say thank you!

Each year Livewell Southwest recognises excellence in our workforce at our annual People Awards celebration. Saying ‘thank you’ to our staff and showing them how much they are valued is important to us. Have you been impressed with the care, commitment and dedication...

Mental health social care lead visits Livewell Southwest

The lead for Mental Health Social Work in England visited Livewell Southwest to deliver an inspiring workshop on mental health social work. Mark Trewin, Mental Health Social Work Lead for the Department of Health and Social Care and NHS England spent two days with...

People’s Choice Award – your opportunity to say thank you!

Each year Livewell Southwest recognises excellence in our workforce at our annual People Awards celebration. Saying ‘thank you’ to our staff and showing them how much they are valued is important to us. Have you been impressed with the care, commitment and dedication...

Mental health social care lead visits Livewell Southwest

The lead for Mental Health Social Work in England visited Livewell Southwest to deliver an inspiring workshop on mental health social work. Mark Trewin, Mental Health Social Work Lead for the Department of Health and Social Care and NHS England spent two days with...

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