Autumn Events 2015

Parent Carers networking at an event
Parent Carers networking at an event
Resources from our recent DPCV Roadshow Events are available to download now.

Keynote Speaker Rob Long - Teaching Children to Fly

This inspirational speaker gave invaluable advice on caring for children with behavioural difficulties. Rob's presentations and workshops are funny, interactive, dynamic and profound. He engaged the parent carers with his unique blend of psychology, comedy, insight and the music of Tom Petty!

Short Breaks

Liza Jarvis and Jess Goddard from Devon County Council led interactive workshops exploring new initiatives to transform the current council provision for 'short breaks' for parent carers, with group conversations based on a video introduction (click here to watch ►)

Consultation re: Funding for Home Adaptation

Stallholder Healthwatch Devon introduced an urgent consultation on changes to the way disability adaptations for homes are funded by Devon County Council.

Click here to take part - deadline w/c 19th Oct ►

Single Point of Contact

John Shaw from VirginCare Devon ICS gave an update on the new Integrated Care Services 'single point of access' project, including plans for a new, easy to use directory/toolkit/information website intended to fill some of the gaps in current communication and service provision.

Strategy on Transitions

Kellie Knott from Devon County Council introduced the new Preparing for Adulthood consultation strategy - we need your views on how to improve the Transitions process for young people.