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Wheatley Fire Prevention and Mitigation Framework

Theme Fire Safety

Region Glasgow

Date posted 14/05/2019

Wheatley Fire Prevention and Mitigation Framework

The Wheatley Fire Prevention and Mitigation Framework is an ongoing partnership initiative. 2018 was the first full year that the Framework was in place. This partnership between the Wheatley Group (WG) and Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) provides the overarching fire safety approach taken by WG for its residential properties.

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The North Ayrshire Partnership Working Programme (Supporting People with Dementia)

Theme Fire Safety

Region Ayrshire

Date posted 14/05/2019

The North Ayrshire Partnership Working Programme (Supporting People with Dementia)

The North Ayrshire Partnership Working Programme (Supporting People with Dementia) started in June 2015 and ran for just over 12 months in which time 500 referrals were received that were carried forward to HFSVs for those identified. In March/April 2019 the Area plans to extend this previously successful initiative to all three Local Authorities within Ayrshire.

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Stay Mobile Stay Connected

Theme Home Safety

Region Renfrewshire

Date posted 14/05/2019

Stay Mobile Stay Connected

Stay Mobile Stay Connected (SMSC) launched in September 2017. Roar – Connections for Life lead on the SMSC initiative, which is a combination of both a national awareness raising campaign and a direct service in Renfrewshire.

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Smart Signs

Theme Water Safety

Region Highlands and Western Isles

Date posted 14/05/2019

Smart Signs

SMART SIGNS is a multi-agency water safety pilot initiative which the Outer Hebrides Community Partnership (CSP) leads on. Safety signage is positioned at popular freshwater or saltwater shorelines and other high-risk sites like coastal paths and estuaries and is designed to assist people who come into difficulty, with a particular focus on places visitors to the islands go.

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Fife Water Safety Initiative

Theme Water Safety

Region Fife

Date posted 14/05/2019

Fife Water Safety Initiative

This water safety initiative is a partnership involving Fife Council Education, Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI), Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), Police Scotland, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) and Gillian Barclay, the mother of Cameron Lancaster who tragically drowned in Prestonhill Quarry, Fife in 2014. RLSS Coast Guards and the Scottish Ambulance Service have also expressed an interest in being involved in the initiative.

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Fife Cares

Theme Home Safety

Region Fife

Date posted 14/05/2019

Fife Cares

Fife Cares operates within Fife Safer Communities Team, working with a range of public and third sector partners, including NHS, local authority housing, social work and local voluntary groups who submit referrals to the service. While the service is open to anyone living in Fife, its delivery acknowledges that areas with higher rates of deprivation experience high levels of unintentional harm and injuries.

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Drivewise Borders

Theme Road Safety

Region Borders

Date posted 14/05/2019

Drivewise Borders

Drivewise Borders is a road safety initiative aimed at improving the driving skills and driver awareness of three age groups: Pre Drivers (14-17 year olds), Young Drivers (17-25 year olds) and Older Drivers (over 65s). This is led on by the Scottish Borders Council and Police Scotland, with significant input from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Cleland Volvo (local car dealership that supplies vehicles for practical learning), the Scottish Ambulance Service and the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).

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Not For Play, Keep Them Away (Greater Glasgow & Clyde)

Theme Home Safety

Region Glasgow

Date posted 02/05/2019

Not For Play, Keep Them Away (Greater Glasgow & Clyde)

Not For Play, Keep Them away launched in NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Health Board (NHSGGC) area in July 2013. NHSGGC Health Improvement, Public Health leads on the programme and works closely with RoSPA, The Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow, Health Visiting Teams, Health Improvement Teams in HSCP’s and with families of young children.

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Travelling with Confidence

Theme Road Safety

Region Lothian

Date posted 01/05/2019

Travelling with Confidence

Travelling in Confidence is a Road Safety initiative which aims to reduce the number of persons aged 60 and over who are injured whilst travelling on a bus. Police Scotland are the lead organisation and worked in partnership with First Bus, Lothian Buses, Roar – Connections for Life, Age Scotland, Road Safety Scotland, RoSPA, Transport Scotland, City of Edinburgh Council.

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Wellwynd Hub

Theme Home Safety

Region Lothian

Date posted 01/05/2019

Wellwynd Hub

The East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership recently opened the Wellwynd Hub as a home safety resource to help older people keep active and independent, providing early intervention. Those visiting the Wellwynd Hub can try out therapeutic equipment to enable safety independence, community alarm and telecare equipment alongside other technology enabled care (TEC) solutions.

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