Tag Archives: health and wellbeing

‘Rise Above for Schools’ programme to equip young people with coping strategies for modern life launched

Public Health England are launching Rise Above for Schools, giving teachers the resources to equip young people with resilience skills and boost their wellbeing.

Posted on: 14 September 2017 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

Alcohol Awareness Week

The theme for this year’s national awareness week is ‘Know the Risks’. The aim of Alcohol Awareness Week is to get people thinking about alcohol – how it affects us as individuals, families, communities and society as a whole.

Posted on: 11 November 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Cycle Sunday comes to Cranbrook

Residents of Cranbrook will be taking to two wheels at a Cycle Sunday event on Sunday (October 2), bringing together a number of successful schemes to inspire and support people to lead active lifestyles

Posted on: 27 September 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Caring roles shouldn’t be a barrier to employment

When Anna gave up her job to become a full time carer for her disabled daughter she thought the break from work would be temporary and that she’d soon be back

Posted on: 26 May 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Four Rivers Dementia Alliance makes a splash in South Hams

An exciting initiative in the South Hams has created a wide-reaching network of dementia-friendly communities. The Four Rivers Dementia Alliance aims to improve the inclusivity of rural areas around the Avon, Erme, Plym and Yealm Rivers

Posted on: 20 May 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Helping Barnstaple become Dementia Friendly

Barnstaple Dementia Action Alliance has a clear plan: to work collaboratively to make the town more accessible and inclusive for people living with dementia and their families

Posted on: 16 May 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Devon forced to suspend health checks programme due to budget cuts

Cuts to the public health grant have meant that after three years of a five year programme of providing health checks, the Council has had to suspend the service subject to a review

Posted on: 29 April 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Sleep is vital to health – top sleep tips for World Sleep Day

Devon public health bosses are helping to raise awareness of some simple ways to tackle sleep problems, to mark international World Sleep Day (Friday March 18).

Posted on: 17 March 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

New contract to boost personal care market

Devon County Council is set to give a vital boost to personal care services across the county, setting out new expectations for care providers in return for higher fees

Posted on: 11 March 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

VideoTechnology event was a huge success

An event to raise people’s awareness of assistive technology has proven a huge success, according to organisers

Posted on: 3 March 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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