Welcome to Dame Hannahs

Our mission is simple, to empower, advocate and enrich the lives of adults with disabilities.

Our services

Working at its main site at Ivybridge, about 11 miles from Plymouth – Dame Hannahs provides learning, care, support and fun for adults with a range of disabilities, including: Hannahwood – an innovative transition project for young adults - therapies and supported activities. Our holistic approach offers professional support from our therapists, educationalists, expert medical staff and a care team.

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What's happening at Dame Hannahs...

Cream Tea Event is big fundraiser for Dame Hannahs

Dame Hannahs hosted their annual Cream Tea fundraiser at their site in Ivybridge recently. This event proved as popular as ever and raised a wonderful £993 for the charity.

May News 2024

We have had a very exciting month with the opening of our new shop in South Brent and our very popular Cream Tea fundraising event. Our young adults have been making the most of the sunshine with a variety of activities and have celebrated birthdays.

Dame Hannahs opens new shop in South Brent

Dame Hannahs staff and volunteers were very excited to attend the opening of the new Dame Hannahs shop in South Brent this week. The shop in Fore Street is now open Monday to Saturday 9.30am-4.30pm.

April News 2024

April has been another busy month. Our supporters have been preparing for their challenges and we are looking forward to our fundraising events. Our young adults have been enjoying their new clubs and we have celebrated some special days.

March News 2024

Over the past month we have enjoyed some fun Spring activities despite the bad weather. We were delighted to welcome so many parents to our Special Coffee Morning and we have all enjoyed getting together for special celebration days.

Yealmpton Agricultural Show

Dame Hannahs supporters will have a wide selection of home made treats for you to buy and take home or eat while walking the show ground.

Kingsbridge Agricultural Show

Visit our Dame Hannahs Refreshment Marquee while attending the show to relax with a drink and delicious lunchtime treat or a snack when you need to rest your feet from stomping the show ground. We can't wait to meet you!

Autumn Lunch

There will be a selection of stalls which can be perused from 11am making it an ideal time to pick up a few Christmas Treats or a treat for yourself.

Christmas Fayre

Come and join us at our Christmas Fayre where there will be a wide variety of stalls selling wonderful gifts and treats. Delicious food and refreshments will be available all day. It will be a great way to start the festive season!


Registered Manager - £1500 Welcome Bonus **

Salary: Negotiable, depending on skills and experience

Hours: Full Time

Support Worker - Days

Salary: Weekday rate £12.00ph Weekend rate £13.20ph

Hours: 25hrs to 37hrs

Support Worker (HCA) - Nights

Salary: £13.20 - £14.52 per hour upon successful completion of probation period

Hours: 40hrs (waking)

Deputy Manager

Salary: Negotiable, depending on skills and experience

Hours: Full Time

Registered Nurse - Days - £1500 Welcome Bonus**

Salary: £19.61 - £25.14 per hour

Hours: Full time & Part-time

Registered Nurse - Nights - £1500 Welcome Bonus *

Salary: £45,630.00

Hours: Full Time

Clinical Support Assistant (Nights)

Salary: £13.80 per hour (increasing to £14.40 ph in April)

Hours: 20 hrs per week