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Let’s Work Together: Spotting the Risks in Vulnerable People

This is a FREE 90 minute online session delivered by Support Staffordshire, funded by Health Education England.


This training is open to all. Anyone who has contact with those most in need in our communities is welcome to attend.

Do you work with or support vulnerable people?

Do you ever have concerns but are not really sure what they mean?

Do you know how to support them?

This course aims to equip you with knowledge and skills to spot risks and refer to other services in the following topics:-

Supportive Communities: Communication & Safeguarding

‘Supportive Communities’ is a programme of work that supports older people to stay healthy and independent for longer.  It's about:

Supporting people to stay connected with their local community.

Helping people to find different solutions, so they can stay in their own homes for longer. This could be a new piece of daily living equipment or technology that supports independence.

Encouraging people to look after their own health and wellbeing, so they can lead a healthy, happy and fulfilling life.

Supportive Communities: Assistive Technology & Digital Skills

‘Supportive Communities’ is a programme of work that supports older people to stay healthy and independent for longer.  It's about:

Supporting people to stay connected with their local community.

Helping people to find different solutions, so they can stay in their own homes for longer. This could be a new piece of daily living equipment or technology that supports independence.

Encouraging people to look after their own health and wellbeing, so they can lead a healthy, happy and fulfilling life.

Return to Play: Small Grants

This fund makes awards using National Lottery and government funding, of between £300 and £10,000 from a total pot of £15m, to help clubs and organisations providing sport and physical activity respond to the immediate challenges of returning to play in a coronavirus-safe way.

This could include contributing to covering the increased costs due to changing how or where you deliver your activity – for example, you require more coaches due to having to deliver activity in smaller groups than normal or having additional hygiene and safety equipment.