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Swimming to raise funds for our charity: Daisy's story

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 19th June, 2019

Swimming to raise funds for our charity: Daisy's story

Following a suicide attempt in July 2018 Daisy was initially admitted to The Cedars in Exeter and then moved to the Moorland View ward at North Devon District Hospital. Daisy enjoys wild swimming and the activity has contributed significantly to the recovery of her mental health. To raise funds for the...

RHS Back to Nature Garden designers visit Langdon

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 12th June, 2019

RHS Back to Nature Garden designers visit Langdon

Yesterday the designers of the RHS Chelsea Back to Nature Garden (co-designed by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge) came to Langdon with Guy Barter from the RHS and held a design workshop with patients, carers and staff. Andrèe Davies and Adam White took the team through their creative process to really...

Promoting good mental wellbeing at Exeter Respect Festival

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 4th June, 2019

Promoting good mental wellbeing at Exeter Respect Festival

This coming weekend sees the welcome return of the annual event that is Exeter Respect Festival – the city’s family friendly celebration of ethnic diversity with music, dance, food, arts and crafts from all around the world. The event is taking place in Belmont Park in Exeter on Saturday and...

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...

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