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Celebrating International Nurses Day

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, Mental health, News on 10th May, 2019

As we get ready to celebrate International Nurses Day this Sunday, on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, we would like to thank all our nurses and support staff for the fantastic care that they provide for people day in, day out. Better and safer care for people is at the heart...

World Down's Syndrome Day!

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Learning disability, News on 21st March, 2019

World Down's Syndrome Day!

Today is World Down’s Syndrome Day (WDSD), which brings people from all over the world together to raise awareness of, and celebrate the lives of people with, Down’s Syndrome.  Down Syndrome International has joined up with national charities, such as the Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA) in the UK, to develop activities...

Would you like to start a new career with us?

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Learning disability, Mental health, News on 18th March, 2019

Do you aspire to qualify as a nurse or occupational therapist but cannot afford to go to university? Do you want to earn while you become a mental health or learning disability nurse? Are you interested in finding out more about the career pathway opportunities offered by the Trust? Do you know anyone...

Swallowing Awareness Day

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, Mental health, News on 13th March, 2019

Swallowing Awareness Day

We are joining the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists in promoting Swallowing Awareness Day on Wednesday 13 March 2019 to highlight the importance of care for people who have difficulties with eating and drinking. Dysphagia is the word used to describe eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties which can have...

Ellan Corner features in Royal College of Nursing magazine

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Learning disability, News on 13th March, 2019

Ellan Corner features in Royal College of Nursing magazine

In October last year, Ellan Corner, an Assistant Practitioner in our Teignbridge Learning Disability Primary Care Liaison Team, won the regional Our Health Heroes award in the Clinical Support Worker category. As a regional winner, Ellan automatically qualified for the national awards and attended the awards ceremony at the OXO2 Tower...