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Local Equality and Diversity celebrations this weekend!

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News on 27th June, 2018

Two major equality and diversity celebrations are taking place this coming weekend; the Exeter Respect Festival and Exmouth Pride. These events are aimed at raising awareness of difference and diversity through celebrating and sharing experiences as a community. Exeter Respect Festival This year marks the 21st anniversary of the Exeter Respect Festival;...

Reserves Day

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News on 27th June, 2018

Today we celebrate Reserves Day and also Armed Forces Day this Saturday 30 June. We have a Bronze award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme which acknowledges our commitment and support to defence personnel who serve or have served in the Armed Forces, and their families. Find out more. Reservists give...

'Treat me well' theme for Learning Disability Week 2018

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, Mental health, News on 19th June, 2018

The treatment people with a learning disability get in hospital is still not good enough in many parts of the country. 1,200 people with a learning disability die avoidably in hospital, each and every year. The focus of this year’s Learning Disability Week, 18-24 June, is Mencap’s Treat me well campaign...

Launching our Carers and Families Strategy in Carers' Week

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News on 11th June, 2018

This week is Carers' Week the annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges that carers face and to recognise the contribution carers make to their partners, families, friends and local communities. There are around 6.5 million people in the UK that are identified as carers and probably many...

Richard Frost awarded MBE for services to mental health

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News on 9th June, 2018

Richard Frost awarded MBE for services to mental health

Richard Frost, an Employment Specialist with the Trust’s Workways service, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for his services to mental health in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018. Richard leads a team that provides support for people whose mental health affects their ability to...

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