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Beech Ward accredited under the Royal College QNOAMHS scheme

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News on 19th July, 2019

Beech Ward accredited under the Royal College QNOAMHS scheme

Congratulations to Beech Ward who have been accredited under the Royal College of Psychiatrists QNOAMHS scheme. QNOAMHS - The Quality Network for Older Adults Mental Health Services -  works with wards who are providing services to older people and engages staff and people who use services in a comprehensive process of...

Jo wins Bill Downes award

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, News on 17th July, 2019

Jo wins Bill Downes award

Dr Jo Cheffey, our Strategic Lead for Older Adult Psychology across Devon Partnership Trust, recently won the Bill Downes award at this year’s Faculty for Psychology of Older People (FPOP) national conference. The Bill Downes award recognises the contribution of a mid-career clinical psychologist to work with older people. Congratulations...

Will wins award from the British Association of Dramatherapists

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, News on 17th July, 2019

Will wins award from the British Association of Dramatherapists

Will Berisch Secretan, a dramatherapist and environmental arts therapist working for the Psychology & Psychological Therapies (PPT) service in south Devon, has received an award from the British Association of Dramatherapists (BADth) for Innovative Practice in Dramatherapy.   Will is the 2019 recipient of the 'The Bruce Howard Bayley Award for Dramatherapy...

Success at the National Positive Practice in OPMH and Dementia Awards

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Learning disability, Mental health, News on 12th July, 2019

Success at the National Positive Practice in OPMH and Dementia Awards

Teams from across the Trust were successful at the inaugural National Positive Practice in OPMH and Dementia Awards in Bristol last night. The awards were organised and sponsored by the Positive Practice in Mental Health Collaborative and we co-hosted the event. We were nominated in six out of twelve categories and walked...

OPMH staff and services in the running for no less than seven awards!

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News on 9th July, 2019

OPMH staff and services in the running for no less than seven awards!

We are delighted to announce that we are in the running for an award in an amazing six of the 12 categories in the inaugural National Older People's Mental Health and Dementia Awards 2019 which are organised and sponsored by the Positive Practice in Mental Health Collaborative. Our Bristol Dementia Wellbeing...

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