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Supporting health and social care providers in Devon

Events - 11 Jan 22


Mindfulness courses

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free mindfulness courses are now available to help improve health and wellbeing and reduce stress. You’ll learn ways to bring mindfulness and awareness into your daily life, both within work and at home, through regular meditation and gentle movement. The sessions are run as weekly or monthly courses by the Devon Wellbeing Hub and the University of Exeter. Monthly skills class starts on Tuesday 19 October, 6.00pm – 8.00pm and runs until 24 March 2022. Weekly course starts on Wednesday...


North Devon Care Homes Team offers virtual training sessions

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The free sessions are open to all services in North Devon only and they run from November to the end of January. The timings vary so please check available time slots. There is a wide range of topics covered: CAUTI, constipation, diabetes part 1 and 2, end of life, nutrition and hydration, pneumonia, flu and COVID-19 awareness, pressure damage, UTIs, Restore2 and sepsis. To book a sessions please visit the North Devon Healthcare website. If you have any queries please...


Mental health training programme

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Two day supervision course for social care providers The course will provide the opportunity for individuals to develop their own individual style of practicing as a supervisor. It is aimed at staff working within the helping professions of mental health and learning disability. The course will provide the opportunity to consider many of the challenges that emerge in practice within current supervision practice. To gain the certificate you will need to fully participate in both days. The course aims to...


Demo session on new funded eLearning platform

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Fully Funded eLearning Courses for Devon Local Authority Care Providers in 2022! Devon County Council have partnered with Grey Matter Learning to provide fully funded social care courses for all providers in their catchment area in 2022. Including regulated, unregulated, private, independent, voluntary services and personal assistants! Join a demo session! Join us on a demo session on 11/01/2022 at 10.00am or 19/01/2022 at 2.00pm. Contact Grey Matter Learning to book your place!   About Grey Matter Learning Grey Matter Learning are...


Free e-Learning courses for Devon providers

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Grey Matter Learning is an award-winning e-Learning provider in the social care sector which offers a wide range of free courses for all social care providers. A demonstration session will take place on Tuesday 11 January at 10.00am and on Wednesday 19 January at 2.00pm. To find out more and to book a place please contact Grey Matter Learning. If you are a Personal Assistant please book your place by emailing Ruth Haynes.


Funded eLearning for staff and self-employed personal assistants

10:00 am - 11:00 am

This eLearning is available for all social care providers and personal assistants. You can access over 100 social care eLearning courses. Please join us for an hour demo session on Tuesday 11 January at 10.00am or Wednesday 19 January at 2.00pm. To find out more and to book your place please contact Grey Matter Learning. If you are a personal assistant and would also like to take advantage of this great offer, please contact Ruth Haynes  


Free Team Leader Education Workshop: Developing person-centred practice for positive outcomes

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

We know and understand the importance of person-centred care and practice but what further aspects can we focus on to ensure we deliver this all-important level care? Within this session we shall be drilling down into exactly what person- centred care means, not only for the clients and their families but also for the providers of that care. We shall be looking into the accessibility of information, the legislative aspects of diversity, equality, inclusion, and human rights within the care...

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