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Supporting health and social care providers in Devon

Events - 25 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...


Personal Care Provider Forums: quarterly meetings

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This is an open invitation for providers of personal care at home to attend the Devon County Council Personal Care Provider Forum. These are informal engagement opportunities for personal care providers, Devon County Council teams (Operations and Market Management) and NHS Devon CCG to get together to share and exchange information. These are core forums to update on emerging issues and concerns, to discuss market support offers and hear local system updates. They also serve as a helpful venue to...


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...


Free Team Leader Education Workshops: Building a resilient team

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

During these past two years, the pressure COVID-19 has placed on the care sector means it is important to re-focus your team and ensure it is operating well and effectively. This workshop will identify key aspects and tools which can be used to create a positive working environment; motivation, team contribution, building culture, developing communication and managing change in order to bring harmony and resilience to your team. Book on this free workshop today!

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