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18 02, 2019

i-THRIVE Plymouth Workshop

By |2019-02-21T04:50:03+00:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: CYP, STP|0 Comments

The Devon Sustainability and Transformation Partnership hosted a series of i-THRIVE workshops across Devon in September and October 2018. At the time, we announced there would be a second series of workshops in March 2019. Please click the following link for registration to the event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/implementing-the-thrive-framework-in-devon-plymouth-tickets-56478967111 Click here for the [...]

20 02, 2019

Notes and Actions from the Plymouth Suicide Prevention Strategic Partnership (PSPSP) 03/12/2018 Meeting

By |2019-02-20T11:32:07+00:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Community Mental Health, Suicide Prevention|Tags: |0 Comments

For those who attended the 03/12/2018 PSPSP Meeting, the Meeting Notes and Action Log are attached along with the 'Staying Safe' information press release. Click here for the 03/12/2018 Meeting Notes Click here for the 03/12/2018 Action Log Click here for the 'Staying Safe' Press Release

20 02, 2019

2019 Plymouth Suicide Prevention Strategic Partnership (PSPSP) Meeting Dates

By |2019-02-20T11:28:12+00:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Community Mental Health, Suicide Prevention|Tags: |0 Comments

All 2019 PSPSP meetings will take place at Windsor House. Please see below for the dates, times and rooms: Wednesday, March 6th 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm (Room: UBCR4) Wednesday, June 5th 2019 - 2pm to 4pm (Room: UBCR3) Wednesday, August 28th 2019 - 2pm to 4pm (Room: UBCR3) - [...]

18 02, 2019

PDAA Impact Questionnaire

By |2019-02-20T11:30:26+00:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Dementia|0 Comments

At the last Plymouth Dementia Action Alliance meeting, an agreement was made to measure PDAA's impact on those living with Dementia and their carers. After much discussion with members of the PDAA, a questionnaire has been made to fulfil this aim. To complete the questionnaire, please click here. To meet [...]

20 02, 2019

Change of Date for Dementia Conference!

By |2019-02-20T11:26:19+00:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Dementia|Tags: |0 Comments

This year’s Dementia Conference has had to be changed again. As you will know, it was originally planned for June but then changed to the 18th of October. As it turned out, not all the space that is needed for it was available in the Guildhall that day so it [...]

13 02, 2019

Minutes from Last PDAA Meeting and Date of Next Meeting

By |2019-02-20T11:31:47+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Dementia, Local, Network Meetings|Tags: |0 Comments

For those who attended the last Plymouth Dementia Action Alliance (PDAA) meeting on the 21st of January 2019, the minutes can be found here. The next PDAA meeting will be held on: Monday the 11th of March, (10:30am-12:30pm) in the Athena Room, New Continental Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth PL1 3LD.

20 02, 2019

The Big Devon March Returns in 2019!

By |2019-02-20T11:26:30+00:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Local, Physical|Tags: |0 Comments

The Big Devon March walking challenge, which tracks yours and your company's steps, will be returning this March. Incentives for tracking your company's steps on a leader board in the month long challenge include: winning prizes, feeling more active/productive, and competing against other organisations across Devon. How to get involved: [...]

20 02, 2019

New Walking Football Group

By |2019-02-20T11:26:07+00:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Physical|Tags: |0 Comments

Plymouth Argyle Community Trust will be offering people over 50 the opportunity to play walking football. Beginning on Wednesday 27th February (10:30am - 11:30am), sessions will take place at the Manadon Sports and Community Hub PL5 3FD. To view the leaflet, please click here.

18 02, 2019

Early Help in Plymouth

By |2019-02-20T11:30:08+00:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: CYP, Local|0 Comments

As you may be aware, Plymouth City Council, University of Exeter, Livewell Southwest and Barnardo’s have been engaged in research to work together with families to explore service delivery to ensure that they feel supported and not judged. The aims of the project were to i) to ensure families at [...]

13 02, 2019

Barnardo’s ‘Decider Skills’ Training Opportunity

By |2019-02-20T11:31:17+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: 3rd sector, Charity, Eating Disorder, Education|Tags: , |0 Comments

In 2018, Barnard's were awarded funding from Plymouth Early Help Innovations Small Grant Scheme to deliver an evidence based programme entitled 'Decider Skills' to the city. 'Decider Skills' aims to focus on building children and young people's confidence and resilience. This is based upon helping children and young people to [...]

13 02, 2019

Best Practice Briefing Invitation – Criminal Exploitation Creative Solutions

By |2019-02-20T11:31:31+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Criminal Justice, Education|Tags: , |0 Comments

Plymouth Safeguarding Children Board have announced they will be collaborating with Alter Ego, the acclaimed theatre company, to deliver a creative information and help session on the criminal exploitation of children and young people. This event may be of interest to anyone working with children and young people being criminally [...]

16 01, 2019

Become a Devon Dementia Friends Champion!

By |2019-01-16T10:36:02+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dementia Friends are looking for people to unite against dementia and become a Dementia Friends Champion. Dementia Friends will also be holding an induction day day in Plymouth on Tuesday 5th February. A Dementia Friends Champion is a volunteer who encourages positive action and wants to make a difference to [...]

16 01, 2019

Sugar Smart Opportunities

By |2019-01-16T10:35:22+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Education, Thrive Network|0 Comments

For Thrive Plymouth's Year 5, the focus is Connecting People Through Food. In preparation for this, Thrive have teamed up with Food Plymouth to help deliver Sugar Smart Plymouth which is one of six projects aiming to help Plymouth achieve Silver Status as a Sustainable Food City. Sugar Smart are [...]

16 01, 2019

PDAA Update

By |2019-01-16T10:35:11+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: 3rd sector, Dementia|0 Comments

For those who attended the last PDAA meeting, there was a discussion regarding the Alzheimer's Society 'Fix Dementia Care' Campaign. If you are looking to further your interest into this subject, please take a look at the Alzheimer's Society report included here or head to the Alzheimer’s Society website to [...]

4 01, 2019

Devon Cruse Training Dates

By |2019-01-07T12:52:54+00:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: 3rd sector, Charity, Community Mental Health, Training|Tags: , |0 Comments

Cruse Devon have now finalised the dates for their volunteer training and are accepting applications. The following information is now being uploaded onto the main Cruse website, to request course information and an application form, please email devon@cruse.org.uk and let us know whether you would like to attend on Mondays or Thursdays, [...]

4 01, 2019

MHF Live

By |2019-01-08T03:29:01+00:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: 3rd sector, Charity, Community Mental Health, National|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

We've been working on something exciting here at Mental Health Foundation... and we are thrilled to announce the launch of MHF Live, our brand new music fundraising initiative! Watch the video about MHF Live here MHF Live encourages our supporters – that's you! – to host music events that challenge [...]

4 01, 2019

Next PDAA Meeting

By |2019-01-07T10:41:09+00:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Dementia|0 Comments

The next PDAA meeting will be on: Monday the 21st of January, 10:30am to 12:30pm (Venue to be arranged). For those of you who were at the last meeting and would like to be endorsers of the Salzburg Statement, just let us know. The wording of the Statement is below: Salzburg [...]

4 01, 2019

New Programmes from The Prince’s Trust

By |2019-01-07T12:34:11+00:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: 3rd sector, Charity, CYP, Employment, Training|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The Prince's Trust have released information on their new Get Into and Get Started courses running locally along with the next dates for the Enterprise Programme across Devon & Cornwall - more information below: GET STARTED WITH Sports Activities Jan 19Download Get Into Construction Poster Jan 2019Download Enterprise Poster 2018 [...]