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World Mental Health Day 2021

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, Mental health, News on 8th October, 2021

World Mental Health Day 2021

We mark World Mental Health Day on Sunday 10 October and the theme this year is 'Mental Health in an Unequal World'. It is hoped this year's theme will help to open up meaningful conversation about how mental health care can rise to the challenge of meeting the needs of communities...

CAMHS Equality Champions: Raising Awareness of Invisible Disabilities

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, Mental health, News on 19th August, 2021

In our second piece, on raising awareness of invisible disabilities, we hear a moving account from a parent of a child who has an invisible disability. Although it is thought that invisible disabilities account for 96% of chronic medical conditions (Hive Learning, 2021), people with invisible disabilities face a different...

Learning Disability Service Art and Craft Competition winners

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, News on 12th August, 2021

Learning Disability Service Art and Craft Competition winners

In June 2021, as part of Learning Disability Week, our Learning Disability Service – Supporting Health and Wellbeing closed Facebook page invited people with learning disabilities to take part in an Art and Craft Competition by posting their entries online. Katy Welsh, Learning Disability Senior Manager, said: "A lot of hard...

Learning Disability Week 2021 - art competition

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, Mental health, News on 14th June, 2021

Learning Disability Week 2021 - art competition

This week is Learning Disability Week. Every year this awareness week offers the opportunity to celebrate people with learning disabilities, as well as share what is being done to make services and places in the community more inclusive. The theme for this week is art and creativity. Getting creative through the...

Nurses' Day 2021 - reflections on the last twelve months from a Learning Disability nurse

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Learning disability, News, Nursing on 12th May, 2021

Nurses' Day 2021 - reflections on the last twelve months from a Learning Disability nurse

This Nurses' Day, nurses around the world are sharing their nursing stories and experiences, helping to raise the profile of the incredible work they do every day. Katy, Lead Nurse, Learning Disability Services, shares her reflections on the last twelve months and how her nursing colleagues have worked hard to adapt the...

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