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Theme Fire Safety
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service / NG Homes Pathfinder Project commenced in October 2015 and continues to operate.
A collaboration between The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS), Port Glasgow Community Fire Station, Inverclyde Health and Social Care Partnership and Port Glasgow Community health visitors to offer a home fire safety visit (HFSV) to all parents with new born babies within the Port Glasgow Community Fire Station area.
The Joint Partnership Approach to Supporting Oxygen Users initiative commenced in September 2017. A partnership was established for a 6 month pilot period whilst partner interaction and understanding was developed. On conclusion of a successful pilot period, the initiative was formally embedded between partners and is ongoing in Renfrewshire.
The initiative focusses on Private Landlord Home Fire Safety Visits and launched in 2016. An information sharing protocol has been established between the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) and Inverclyde Council Public Health and Housing Department, both are members of the Inverclyde Community Safety Partnership (CSP).
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.
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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