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£40.5m NHS funding boost to improve care for individuals with a learning disability and autistic people in the South West

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, News on 5th December, 2023

£40.5m NHS funding boost to improve care for individuals with a learning disability and autistic people in the South West

The NHS will be investing more than £40m to improve acute mental health care in the South West for individuals with a learning disability and autistic people. Twenty new mental health hospital beds will help bring an end to long-distance placements, making life better both for individuals who need hospital treatment,...

Celebrating Learning Disability Nurses Day

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, News on 1st November, 2023

Celebrating Learning Disability Nurses Day

Today we celebrate Learning Disability Nurses Day. On this special occasion, we extend our gratitude to all of our dedicated professionals, including registered Learning Disability Nurses, Assistant Practitioners, Nursing Associates and Apprentices, for their continued hard work and commitment to people with learning disabilities and their families across Devon. We are...

Watch our Annual General Meeting held on Monday 17 July

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Events and conferences, Learning disability, Mental health, News on 21st July, 2023

We held our virtutal Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday 17 July 2023.  All NHS organisations have a statutory duty to convene an AGM, where we share a review of performance from the previous year and make our financial accounts available. You can view our Annual Report and Financial Accounts 2022/23 here. Our Chair, Andy...

Making Reasonable Adjustments for people with Learning Disabilities conference

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, News on 6th March, 2023

Making Reasonable Adjustments for people with Learning Disabilities conference

Professionals in Devon are invited to attend the 'Making Reasonable Adjustments for people with Learning Disabilities' conference. This is to raise awareness on ‘reasonable adjustments’ and the positive difference this can make for people with a learning disability or autism. If you wish to attend, please follow the links below for...

Launching the Torbay SEND Pledge

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in CAMHS, Learning disability, News on 28th February, 2023

Launching the Torbay SEND Pledge

Melanie Walker, Chief Executive, was pleased to sign the Torbay Special Educational Needs or Disability (SEND) Pledge this week. The Pledge, co-produced with people using SEND services, describes the values and behaviours that we all want to see. More information on the Pledge can be found here.   

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