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Mechanical cat provides comfort for people with dementia

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Charity, News on 23rd September, 2020

Mechanical cat provides comfort for people with dementia

Our COVID-19 Charity fund has been able to support the Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service by purchasing a mechanical cat, which is reactive to touch and movement, purrs, meow's and moves its left paw. The cat provides sensory stimulation and comforts people with dementia. Agnes Randall, Dementia Support Manager said: "When someone is living...

Our charity awarded £50k to support the improvement of bike facilities

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Charity, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 6th August, 2020

Our charity awarded £50k to support the improvement of bike facilities

Today is Cycle to Work Day, and what better way to celebrate this move to a greener active transport solution than by getting on our bikes.  In addition to receipts from NHS Charities Together for charitable funds to support staff and patients during the COVID-19 response phase, our organisation has been...

Piano performance by patient on Beech Unit

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Charity, Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 4th August, 2020

Piano performance by patient on Beech Unit

A piano that was kindly donated to Beech Unit in Torbay has been repaired thanks to charitable funds. The donation of the piano was organised by Hannah Hatzer, Healthcare Assistant. For some time it had been sat in the dining room awaiting tuning and new wheels. When the pandemic hit, the COVID...

New Leaf team delivers gift bags to Beech and Bovey Ward

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Charity, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 9th July, 2020

New Leaf team delivers gift bags to Beech and Bovey Ward

The New Leaf team wanted to show their thanks and appreciation for the huge efforts that the Bovey multidisciplinary team (MDT) have made to care for critically ill patients with the virus. On Friday 3 July 2020, the New Leaf team delivered 46 gift bags, made up of New Leaf...

Charity COVID Fund providing support where it is needed

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Charity, News on 23rd June, 2020

Charity COVID Fund providing support where it is needed

Thanks to the amazing fundraising efforts of our supporters, our Charity COVID-19 Fund has been able to further help care for our patients and staff during this crisis. Support has included: A successful Patient Day at Langdon Hospital, Dawlish, where funds paid for delicious cream teas. Throughout the event along with the refreshments they...

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