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Supporting health and social care providers in Devon

Events - 19 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...


FREE training available through the Health and Social Care Skills Accelerator Programme - Skin Care

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The training is partly funded by the European Social Fund (ESF). These workshops are suitable for anyone new to the sector or people already working in health and social care and looking to refresh their knowledge. Workshops: Communication in Care, Monday 17 January, 12noon -2:00pm MCA & DOLs, Tuesday 18 January, 12noon -2:00pm Skin Care, Wednesday 19 January, 12noon -2:00pm Incontinence Care, Thursday 20 January, 12noon -2:00pm Courses: Care Certificate Programme includes Level 3 First Aid. It’s a twelve week...


Free Leadership Development Workshop: Organisational Quality Assurance

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The session will grow your understanding of the importance of Quality Assurance Systems for service delivery. It will look at ways to develop evaluation and improvement cycles and the wider implications of QA in your service. You will learn about the inspection process and ways to plan and implement change. Book on this workshop today!  


Demo session on new funded eLearning platform

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  


Mental Health Provider Forums

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Jacqui Blackmore is chairing quarterly meetings, which are attended by MH providers, DCC commissioners and Devon and Cornwall Police. The next meeting is on Wednesday 19 January 2022 from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. Please contact Jacqui: if you would like to attend.

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