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Level 2 - Emergency First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Level 2

Content includes:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Basic hygiene in First Aid
  • Burns
  • Epilepsy
  • Resuscitation
  • Anatomy
  • Minor injuries
  • Bleeding control
  • Choking
  • Shock

Free to members of SCVYS or Support Staffordshire. Spaces are limited to two per organisation.

INVESTMENT AFTER BREXIT

Discussions are taking place in Government about the shape of investment programmes post Brexit for those areas that have benefitted from European funding such as employment and economic infrastructure and business projects. The first public announcements on this are likely to come in the Chancellor's Statement in the Autumn. A Green Paper with more detail will probably be published in the New Year. The local Stoke and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has commissioned work to start exploring a LEP perspective for the new policy. 

Staffordshire’s local directory has had a makeover –Take a look at Staffordshire Connects.

Staffordshire Connects is the easy to use directory for Staffordshire which provides details about hundreds of different care and support services, organisations, local activities, clubs and community groups taking place across the county

Use Staffordshire Connects to browse, search, find and get in touch with a range of organisations offering support around areas such as:

Dying Matters - Staffordshire

Dying Matters -Staffordshire is a planned public engagement campaign which aims to encourage the public to talk more about and consider end of life - aiming to anticipate the important decisions we all have to make around death and dying now, rather than when our health is already deteriorating or we are not in a position to make those decisions ourselves.

The background to the campaign is outlined in appendix 1.The rationale is:

EUROPEAN FUNDS HELP EMPLOYABILITY, JOBS AND SKILLS

Investment in Stoke and Staffordshire from the European Social Fund (EFS) is starting to have a significant impact on people seeking to enhance their employability, find and stay in a job, and improve their skills. A recent report presented to the Stoke and Staffordshire ESIF Committee showed that 4,142 local people had already benefitted from ESF supported programmes. This figure includes 825 people with disabilities and 1,084 people without basic skills.

Upcoming Deadline: Concertina Charitable Trust

Description

Grants are available to charitable organisations in England and Wales to improve the quality of life of elderly members of society, through cultural activities and related facilities.

Details

Maximum Value:

£ 250

Key Criteria

The Trust is keen to support smaller charitable organisations in England and Wales that might otherwise find it difficult to gain funding.  These include funds to many care homes for the elderly, to provide musical entertainment for residents.

Communities Across England to Benefit from £22.8m Support Package

The Government has announced that it will continue to support communities that want to develop Neighbourhood Plans with a funding package of nearly £23 million over the next five years.

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) says that it will make available funding of around £5.5 million each year from 2018 until 2022 to support local neighbourhood planning groups who want to have more of a say over development in their area.

Volunteers needed to help shape exciting new healthy living app

Staffordshire County Council  want to share details about a project that it is working on, in the hope that you will further share this information with your relevant colleagues and communities.

As part of the public health programme, Staffordshire County Council is working with cutting-edge technology company Sentimoto to pilot a mobile phone application (app) that prompts users to ‘check their health' through trusted NHS tools.