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World Down's Syndrome Day!

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Learning disability, News on 21st March, 2019

World Down's Syndrome Day!

Today is World Down’s Syndrome Day (WDSD), which brings people from all over the world together to raise awareness of, and celebrate the lives of people with, Down’s Syndrome.  Down Syndrome International has joined up with national charities, such as the Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA) in the UK, to develop activities...

Celebrating NHS Sustainability Day

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 21st March, 2019

Today is NHS Sustainability day. The day is about celebrating the importance sustainable development plays within our national health services. Through this annual day, NHS and Health professionals can showcase how they are driving sustainability whilst celebrating their achievements and engaging with staff, patients and visitors. The Board of Directors approved...

It's World Social Work Day today!

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News on 19th March, 2019

It's World Social Work Day today!

In celebration of World Social Work Day on 19 March 2019, social workers from across the peninsula are participating in a south west regional seminar at Buckfast Abbey promoting strengths-based approaches. Chief social workers Lyn Romeo and Isabelle Trowler, along with a host of nationally acclaimed academics and commentators, will be...

Would you like to start a new career with us?

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Learning disability, Mental health, News on 18th March, 2019

Do you aspire to qualify as a nurse or occupational therapist but cannot afford to go to university? Do you want to earn while you become a mental health or learning disability nurse? Are you interested in finding out more about the career pathway opportunities offered by the Trust? Do you know anyone...

Swallowing Awareness Day

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, Mental health, News on 13th March, 2019

Swallowing Awareness Day

We are joining the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists in promoting Swallowing Awareness Day on Wednesday 13 March 2019 to highlight the importance of care for people who have difficulties with eating and drinking. Dysphagia is the word used to describe eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties which can have...