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Emergency FIRST AID at Work (EFAAW)

This one day course provides organisations and individuals first aid to an appointed person level and aimed at those personnel that are working in low level risk such as offices, voluntary organisations, shops and schools; or those that are volunteering or seeking employment. This is a Health and Safety Approved Centre workshop where the assessment is in the form of continuous assessment and oral questioning.

This course will cover:

For All Our Tomorrows: Creating a better life for older people and how together we can make a difference

MHA is a registered charity supporting older people and will be holding a series of events across the country to initiate a conversation about what it's like to grow older in the UK.

Speakers from the organisation will also be on hand to discuss how MHA, as a charity and care provider, has the opportunity to enhance and improve the lives of our older generation. Come along and join us to find out more about:

Support Staffordshire and Community Council of Staffordshire Plan to Unite

Statement to Partners

The Boards of Trustees of Support Staffordshire and The Community Council of Staffordshire are pleased to announce to all Partners their intention to unite the two organisations to create a countywide VCSE support organisation for Staffordshire that represents all urban and rural areas.

It is currently anticipated that formal unification will take place in August this year. The merger process includes ‘due diligence’ assessment of the two organisations.

Bespoke Training

Support Staffordshire offers a suite of training courses and workshops including bespoke training.  We can cater for any organisations needs and come in to you, whether that be for in-house ‘Safeguarding’, ‘Trustee’ training or some of our more bespoke courses like ‘Professional Conduct and Boundaries’ or ‘Event Management’. 

For further information contact our Training team on 01785 413162 or email training@supportstaffordshire.org.uk.

A Burntwood sailing charity is aiming to double the number of young people it gets on the water during 2018

Youth Sailing @ Chasewater (YS@C), part of The Chase Sailing Club, will be scrubbing down their boats and boards in April before they start welcoming new members aboard to discover more about sailing and windsurfing.

The charity is part of RYA OnBoard – a national scheme aiming to make it cheaper for youngsters to participate.

One of the members, Daniel O’Connor, said his confidence and social skills had improved since taking part in sessions in May last year.