We’re working on something new!

As CFHD progresses with a new ‘pathways of care’ model, you may sometimes see the word “services” in our letters and “pathways” elsewhere. Rest assured, we’re working to align everything smoothly as we prepare to launch our new model. Thank you for your patience!


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We help children and young people in Devon with


Aggression, self-harm, destructiveness, disruptiveness

Complex physical health

Palliative care, Community Children’s Nursing, Specialist School Nursing

Early years developmental delay

Taking longer than usual to reach developmental milestones

Eating disorder

Anorexia, Bulimia, binge eating, worry about weight or shape

Learning disability

Reduced intellectual ability, difficulty with everyday activities

Mental health

Anxiety, depression, low mood, OCD, trauma


Difficulties with sitting, standing and walking

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Persistent Pain

Chronic fatigue syndrome or Myalgic encephalomyelitis


Autism, ADHD, tics and Tourette’s Syndrome

Physical Disabilities

Muscular dystrophies, spina bifida, cerebral palsy


Problems processing information from the senses

Speech, language and communication

Hearing problems, stammering, cleft lip, selective mutism

Swallowing difficulties

Dysphagia, sucking, chewing, feeding and mealtimes

Anyone aged under 18 who lives in Devon can get specialist care from CFHD by filling in a referral form

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