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Supporting health and social care providers in Devon

Events - 12 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...


Housing with Support provider forum

10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Housing with Support forum meets fortnightly on Wednesdays from 10.00am until 11.00am. It‘s a chance for organisations who provide supported living, enabling, extra care, shared lives and the homeless support services that are commissioned by DCC, to get together to discuss or raise any strategic or process issues rather than individual service users issues. The main aim is to unblock any blocks we encounter when working across this market, escalate issues appropriately and basically join up our work better....


Free individual employer training

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Living Options offers free online training for individual employers or those who think about employing a personal assistant (PA), to fully grasp their role and responsibilities. The sessions will clarify your legal obligations and your PAs statutory employment rights such as notice, statutory sick pay and maternity rights, what you can do and where you should turn when things go wrong. This training session is delivered by Mark Bates, provider of Employer Liability insurance and experts in the field of...


Six free training courses for PA’s now available - Employer Training

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Living Options runs free training for personal assistants. The courses are both on and offline, funded by the Skills for Care, and are free to attend for personal assistants in Devon, Torbay and Plymouth area. The courses run January to March 2022. To find out more about each course and book your place please follow this link or select from the bullet point list below. You can sign up for as many of the courses as you like. Disability Awareness...


Free Leadership Development Workshop: Organisational Culture & Change Management

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Gain awareness of the importance of culture in the organisation and the impact that change has on staff. Learn about models of change that will help you to develop programmes of change to build resilient teams. Find out how to best support both experienced and inexperienced staff through change and ways to gain highly performing teams. Book on this free workshop today!

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