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Let’s Ride to Give Back to support sports at Langdon Hospital

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Charity, Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 21st May, 2019

Let’s Ride to Give Back to support sports at Langdon Hospital

A lot of patients at Langdon Hospital, our Secure Services site, take medication which can potentially lead to weight gain, so exercise and sports is really important to help manage this. It also builds confidence, self-esteem and friendship, and helps both staff and patients work together more effectively. Starting this Thursday and...

RHS Chelsea garden is coming to Langdon!

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, Recovery and wellbeing on 20th May, 2019

RHS Chelsea garden is coming to Langdon!

A garden co-designed by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge will be making its way to the Dewnans Centre at Langdon, Dawlish when this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show has finished. Each year, all NHS mental health providers are invited to bid for one of the gardens at the show – and...

Impact of horses on wellbeing and mental health measured in new research project

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 8th May, 2019

New research by the University of Exeter Business School will assess the benefits of a programme where horses are central to improving mental health and wellbeing.  Horsemanship for Health UK, a community interest company, runs courses for the NHS and other organisations, where participants can develop their self-understanding and deepen relationships...

Invitation to Hospital Rooms exhibition

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 26th April, 2019

Invitation to Hospital Rooms exhibition

Arts and mental health charity, Hospital Rooms has secured an 8-week exhibition at the Exeter Phoenix arts venue. The charity commissions artworks and has been working within The Junipers, our Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and Jasmine Lodge, our Mother and Baby Unit (MBU) in Exeter. New works have been created by...

New Sole2Soul exercise project

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 5th April, 2019

New Sole2Soul exercise project

Sole2Soul Wellbeing is a new exercise programme set up for people who are seen by our Community Mental Health teams (CMHT) or by our Psychology and Psychological Therapies teams (P&PT). It aims to help people into exercise by offering a variety of different supportive options to get active. While the programme...