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Staff at the Additional Support Unit 'chalk about mental health'

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 10th October, 2019

Staff at the Additional Support Unit 'chalk about mental health'

Today, staff at the Additional Support Unit in Whipton got involved in World Mental Health Day by 'chalking about it'. Learning Disability Staff Nurse Jo Hosegood and her colleagues chalked inspiring messages on the ground as part of the local campaign started by Gill Hayes; 'Let's Chalk About Mental Health', which...

World Mental Health Day focus on suicide prevention

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 10th October, 2019

World Mental Health Day focus on suicide prevention

The focus of World Mental Health Day this year is on suicide prevention. Prevention is something that all of us can help with whatever our job role. Earlier this year, we launched our Zero Suicide Ambition Action Plan 2019-21, making a firm corporate commitment to prevent any death by suicide in...

Team cycle challenge for World Mental Health Day

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 9th October, 2019

Team cycle challenge for World Mental Health Day

On World Mental Health Day, Thursday 10 October, our Physical Therapies Team at Langdon Hospital are taking on a challenge to cycle 230km in just one day on a spin bike which will be positioned in the Dewnans reception area. The whole team are getting involved and patients will be...

Patient ‘inspectors’ needed to visit our inpatient units

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News on 9th October, 2019

Do you know anyone who might be interested in taking a look around some of our inpatient units and giving their opinion on what they are like? Every year, our inpatient units are assessed by people who have used NHS services, or are carers, or have previously worked in the NHS...

Latest Care Quality Commission report

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, Mental health, News on 8th October, 2019

Following our latest focused inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), we are pleased to maintain an overall rating of ‘good’.    Melanie Walker, Chief Executive said: "The CQC’s report highlights many areas of good practice and I am especially pleased that our inpatient services for older people have been rated...

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