Decision details

Bid to Population Health and Prevention Funding

Decision Maker: Head of Community Services and Improvement

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Teignbridge DC have allocated £15K of the Teignbridge Council COVID Outbreak Management Fund (COMF) to work collaboratively with Primary Care and the voluntary and community sector to target specific households by overlapping fuel poverty data and those with high-risk respiratory condition, in turn targeting people in the most deprived areas. An opportunity to bid for additional funding to enable more households to benefit from this project was realised through the Population Health and Prevention Funding and a bid was submitted within the deadline of 10th November 2023.
This cohort of approximately 100 households will be offered a home energy advice visit within the boundaries of Teignbridge District Council and the identified PCN’s (Newton West, the Coastal Network and the Templar Care). Across all tenures this project will help householders reduce fuel costs, as well as manage damp and mould within their homes, small scale energy saving measures will be provided alongside advice and referrals onto benefit maximising projects, housing and safeguarding. The target group will be identified by Primary Care Networks and shared with Community Energy Organisations with the consent of the client, and a home energy visit will be carried out by our partners Exeter Community Energy company.


To submit a bid. Outcome will be known by the 27th November

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - Submit bid to secure funding to enable fuel poor householders with occupants with respiratory conditions can access help and support to improve the energy efficiency of their home and reduce their fuel bills
Option 2 - to not submit bid and limit of number of people who can be supported through this project

Publication date: 16/11/2023

Date of decision: 14/11/2023