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...

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.

Local Councillors visit Dame Hannahs

South Hams District councillors Victor Abbott and Nadine Dommett visited Dame Hannahs recently. Following an earlier visit, they returned to meet some of the young adults and to join in with the Voice Group. Both the staff and adults had some really good

10X Fitness choose Dame Hannahs as Charity of the Year

The owners of 10X Fitness in Kingsteignton have kindly chosen Dame Hannahs as their charity of the year. Kev and Louise Dadd, who own the gym, will be running fundraising events throughout the year and have already raised over £250.

February News 2024

This month we have had several special days to celebrate including Valentine's Day and Chinese New Year and our young adults have enjoyed outings in between the rain. We have welcomed new staff and visitors and we are very grateful to our supporters.

Saltash May Fair

Come and visit the Dame Hannahs stand outside our Saltash charity shop at the Saltash May Fair.

Cream Tea Event

Royal expert Meg de Blank will give a talk on
Eleanor of Aquitaine, A Lioness Amongst Sheep

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.


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

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