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Supporting health and social care providers in Devon

Events - 21 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...


Recruiting an overseas care worker under the Points Based System Sessions

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

On 1 January 2021 free movement ended and the UK introduced a new points-based immigration system. The new system treats EU and non-EU citizens equally and has transformed the way in which all people come to the UK to work and study. Anyone coming to the UK to work or study, excluding Irish citizens, will need to apply for permission in advance. Please join officials from the Home Office’s Engagement and Policy teams for a short webinar providing an overview...


UK Health Security Agency – guidance changes webinar

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Health Protection Team hosts a webinar every Friday at  3.00pm. The webinar is for social care providers to discuss any guidance changes and non-urgent questions. Click here to join the meeting or dial: +44 20 3443 6291, 179969589#.

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