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Autism Awareness Week 2021

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, News on 30th March, 2021

Autism Awareness Week 2021

This week is Autism Awareness week. As part of this, the Learning Disability Service have shared a quiz on people’s awareness of autism on their closed Facebook group. Autistica (the UK’s national autism research charity) talks about learning disability and autism: Learning disability is a lifelong disorder diagnosed in childhood. Around...

Challenge yourself to fundraise for our charity

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Charity, News on 30th March, 2021

Challenge yourself to fundraise for our charity

There are many exhilarating challenges that you could do to support our DPT Charity. Louise and Matthew are taking on the UK 3 Peaks and have chosen to raise money for our charity. The '3 peaks challenge' is a 24 hour journey across the UK to climb the three highest mountains...

Peer Trainer Esther talks about her role with DRLC

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 25th March, 2021

Esther Waring, Peer Trainer with Devon Recovery Learning Community (DRLC) talks about her role. Peer support in mental health encourages those who have lived experience of mental ill health to offer this experience as a way of helping others to navigate the ups and downs of their own mental health journey....

DPT Charity brings music to our ears

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Charity, News on 23rd March, 2021

DPT Charity brings music to our ears

Our Charity has given patients at Langdon Hospital the chance to experience an array of different instruments. Through the Charity COVID Fund they were able to purchase a harp, an electric guitar, a portable PA system and an ipad compatible keyboard. Music is scientifically proven to 'lift' mood and increase serotonin...

Social Work Blog: My Mental Health Social Work Story

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Social Work on 16th March, 2021

Philip, Social Work Practice and Projects Lead Today is World Social Work Day. To further promote peoples understanding of the Social Work profession across our organisation, we are launching a Social Work Blog as a place for individuals to discuss/debate social work topics that directly influence practice and the profession, but also...

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