Zero Tolerance

Zero Tolerance Promise – ESFA Provision To be read in conjunction with Mediline Nurses & Carers equality & diversity policy. North West Community Services Training Ltd presents its zero-tolerance approach to any form of discrimination, extremism or radicalisation. NWCS Training Ltd opposes all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination, abuse, neglect, extremism and radicalisation. NWCS […]

Ask For Angela

Have you ever been out on a date and felt uncomfortable, intimidated or that your date was behaving aggressively towards you? #AskForAngela is a campaign that aims to help you get out of a difficult situation as quickly and safely as possible. Ask For Angela is a relatively new campaign designed to reduce sexual abuse […]

Knife Crime

Knife crime, is any crime that involves a sharp or bladed instrument, and can include anything from a kitchen knife or piece of glass to a potato peeler or knitting needle. Knife crime can range from a threat of violence, where someone is carrying a sharp or bladed instrument to someone who receives an injury […]

British Values

British Values All have a duty to ‘actively promote’ the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs Ofsted see ‘fundamental British values’ as: Democracy. The rule of law. Individual liberty. Mutual respect for and tolerance of those with different […]

Alcohol Awareness

Christmas Binge Drinking: The Facts You Should Know Christmas is fast approaching, as too is party season for many places of work. With festive markets and mulled wine stalls springing up in towns and cities up and down the country, the amount of alcohol we consume as a nation at this time of year will […]

Mental Health

Common mental health problems include: Anxiety – about 1 in 10 people in the UK Depression – about 1 in 10 people in the UK Mixed anxiety and depression – about 1 in 10 people in the UK Post-natal depression – between 8 and 15 per cent of women. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – 3% of […]

Notification/Policies

Definition “The term ‘safeguarding’ describes the broader preventative and precautionary approach to planning and procedures that are necessary to be in place to protect children and young people from any potential harm or damage.” North West Community Services Training Ltd – Will strive to issue advice & guidance to safeguard all learners from: Sexual abuse […]

Self Harm

Self-harm is when somebody intentionally damages or injures their body. It’s usually a way of coping with or expressing overwhelming emotional distress. Sometimes when people self-harm, they feel on some level that they intend to die. More than half of people who die by suicide have a history of self-harm. But the intention is more […]

Cyber Bullying

Cyber-bullying is bullying that takes place over digital devices like mobile phones, computers, and tablets. Cyber-bullying can occur through SMS, Text, and apps, or online in social media, forums, or gaming where people can view, participate in, or share content. Cyber-bullying includes sending, posting, or sharing negative, harmful, false, or mean content about someone else. […]

Festival Safety

July-August is festival season. With the balmy weather set to continue festivals can be a lot of fun but they can also have hidden dangers that are easily overlooked amid all the excitement. Festivals can be one of the greatest forms of entertainment around! Not meaning to put you off the idea of letting loose […]

Knife Crime

Knife crime rose by 22% in England and Wales in 2017, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). There is nothing new about knife crime: sharp objects, blades and knives have been used as weapons for thousands of years. There were 37,443 offences in the 12 months ending in September 2017, a 21% increase […]