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Textiles and nature with Devon Recovery Learning Community

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 3rd March, 2020

Textiles and nature with Devon Recovery Learning Community

The Devon Recovery Learning Community (DRLC) partnered with Significant Seams, an award-winning Community Interest Company to pilot ‘Textiles and Nature: Crafting Natural Inspiration’ to three cohorts of DRLC students – with thanks to supplemental support from Devon Community Foundation’s Aquarius Fund and two Devon County Council Locality Fund grants. The...

GoodGymExeter help plant wildflowers at Franklyn Hospital

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 3rd March, 2020

GoodGymExeter help plant wildflowers at Franklyn Hospital

We're very fortunate to have outdoor space at Franklyn Hospital in Exeter, which includes a small orchard which was planted a few years ago with the help of Devon Wildlife Trust. Since then, patients have been involved with planting a willow arch and seating arbour, and have participated in some creative consultation...

Huge donation of gaming craft goods to ward at Langdon

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 18th February, 2020

Huge donation of gaming craft goods to ward at Langdon

Staff at Avon Ward, Langdon would like to thank a local business for the donation of hobby goods. Staff recently started subscribing to the Mortal Realms magazine through a local newsagent and patients really enjoying building, painting and playing with the miniatures. It was so popular the team incorporated a 'Warhammer...

Help Langdon's Physical Therapies team raise funds through Tesco's charity scheme

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 21st January, 2020

Help Langdon's Physical Therapies team raise funds through Tesco's charity scheme

Last year, the Sports Team at Langdon, Dawlish applied to be one of the chosen projects funded by the Tesco Bags of Help scheme. Bags of Help is a community grant scheme where the money raised from plastic carrier bag sales is being used to fund thousands of local projects in...

Butterfly Conservation as Metaphor for Recovery

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 7th January, 2020

Butterfly Conservation as Metaphor for Recovery

Three years ago I spoke at a conference hosted by Exmoor National Park to celebrate the work we had initiated together to promote the mental health benefits our National Parks offer to individuals and our communities. At the end of my talk, Megan Lowe, a community project worker for Butterfly...

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