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Donation of guitars wanted

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Charity, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 28th August, 2019

Donation of guitars wanted

Art therapists at The Briars in Exeter are looking for the donation of guitars and possibly other instruments for people who use their service to use when receiving therapy. Guitars are used therapeutically to write songs and express how a person is feeling, in a more direct way than words alone...

Trust nature research published in “Journal of Interprofessional Care”

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 28th August, 2019

“In a mental-health care setting, can nature conservation and health priorities align?” This is the question posed by a paper recently published in the “Journal of Interprofessional Care” where Tobit Emmens, Devon Partnership Trust's Managing Partner in Research and Development, collaborated with the RSPB’s Centre for Conservation Science and the...

Dr Stephen Pearson talks about Huntington's disease

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News on 27th August, 2019

Dr Stephen Pearson talks about Huntington's disease

Dr Stephen Pearson, one of our consultant psychiatrists working with older people in west Devon, is participating in a BBC Radio Cornwall documentary about Huntington's disease.  The programme is called In Two Minds.  Stephen leads on the Peninsula Huntington’s Disease clinic based at Liskeard Hospital, which happens every two months, accepting...

Llamas visit Langdon

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 23rd August, 2019

Llamas visit Langdon

Peak Hill Llamas visited the Dewnans Centre on Saturday 3 August. This was an exciting and therapeutic opportunity for both patients and staff from across the Langdon site to interact with a couple of friendly llamas. The llamas were more than happy to be walked around the outdoor area, be made...

Recovery courses now open for bookings

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 20th August, 2019

Devon Recovery Learning Community (DRLC) recently launched its new prospectus. Bookings can now be made for the wide range of free courses on offer. Courses are open to people with lived experience of mental health difficulties, their family and friends, and the professionals who support them. You can also follow DRLC on...

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