Helping Shape Your Future

Since 1986

Helping Shape Your Future

Since 1986

Stress awareness

According to the Mental health Foundation 74% of UK adults have felt so stressed at some point over the last year they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope. April is National Stress Awareness Month. Stress Awareness Month is held each April, to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures of stress.

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LGBTIQ+ and Mental Health

Video game addiction (VGA), also known as gaming disorder or internet gaming disorder, is generally defined as the problematic, compulsive use of video games that results in significant impairment to an individual’s ability to function in various life domains over a prolonged period of time.

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Gaming addiction

Video game addiction (VGA), also known as gaming disorder or internet gaming disorder, is generally defined as the problematic, compulsive use of video games that results in significant impairment to an individual’s ability to function in various life domains over a prolonged period of time.

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Suicide Awareness

Safeguarding theme of the month: Suicide Awareness Every Life Matters – Everyone needs support sometimes in their lives. WAIT – how you can help Prevention is also something that we can all individually help with. A short conversation with another person can sometimes be enough to make the difference between

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STOP hate Crime

Safeguarding theme of the month: STOP Hate Crime Stop Hate UK works alongside local strategic partnerships to tackle Hate Crime and discrimination, encourage reporting and support the individuals and communities it affects. We provide a toolkit to help improve local responses to Hate Crime and an alternative for people who

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The Naked Truth

The Naked Truth In the News! Some girls can be contacted by up to 11 boys a night asking for nude images, the schools watchdog for England says. In an Ofsted survey, girls explained that if they blocked boys on social media “they just create multiple accounts to harass you”.

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Checklist: Looking after your mental health during COVID-19

North West Community Services Training Ltd Care share advice for looking after your mental health and where you can go if you need support. Your mental health and wellbeing is always important, especially during these challenging times. Can we please shares these tips for how you can look after your mental health.

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Remote Teaching/Learning Safely

Undertaking remote teaching & learning safely Most learners are being educated at home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, so FE leaders and staff are having to adjust to remote education strategies. I have produced an information sheet below to assist both Training Officers and learners carry out remote teaching &

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Covid-19 Information

Corona Virus Update With the impact of coronavirus being felt by businesses across the UK, at NWCS we know that many of you are concerned about how your business, staff and apprentices will be affected. During these uncertain times and although our training centre is closed we are still delivering

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Mental Health

Please find below an online directory of mental health resources to support learners. This comprehensive online resource has been developed as a follow-up to the research GMLPF undertook and the mental health training that NWCS staff have attended. The online resource covers the following areas: A list of organisations and

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Plagiarism

Plagiarism is presenting someone else’s work or ideas as your own, with or without their consent, by incorporating it into your work without full acknowledgement. All published and unpublished material, whether in manuscript, printed or electronic form, is covered under this definition. What is plagiarism within learning? There are many

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Cyberbullying

#BeKind: Taking a stand against online trolls The tragic death of TV presenter Caroline Flack continues to raise questions about the level of safeguarding online. Trolling is something which sadly affects many people’s lives, whether they’re famous or not. There is no simple explanation for why someone chooses to take

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Young Carers

What is a young carer? A young carer is someone who looks after another person. Caring for someone might involve things you do every day like cooking and cleaning. Or you might have to do much more if your family member can’t do some things themselves. A young carer might

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Know Your Limits

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

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County Lines

‘County Lines’ is a term used when drug gangs from big cities expand their operations to smaller towns, often using violence to drive out local dealers and exploiting children and vulnerable people to sell drugs. These dealers will use dedicated mobile phone lines, known as ‘deal lines’, to take orders

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Notification/Policies

Staff at North West Community Services Training Ltd prioritise safeguarding. They are critically aware of their responsibilities on safeguarding young people and provide effective safeguarding arrangements and guidance for staff, learners, employers and stakeholders. These are achieved thorough good links with the local children’s safeguarding board and other organisations that

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Staying Safe

Staying safe at NWCS Your safety is important to us We strive for NWCS to be a safe place for everyone. We are here to support you. You have the right to: Be Safe from any kind of harm, threats or bullying Be safe when using computers, social media and

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Mental Health

What is it? Mental illnesses are surprisingly common in children and youth. About one in seven young people or 14%—will experience a mental illness at some point. Many mental illnesses—between 50% and about 70%—show up before the age of 18, so they can have a huge impact on a child’s

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Festival Safety

A festival is like a small town and can be as big as one – the perimeter fence of Glastonbury is 8.5 miles long! Festivals bring people together to party with friends and escape for the weekend. To enjoy yourself and avoid some of the classic festival fails, it’s good

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Positive Attendance

A critical factor impacting on the success of apprenticeships in any business, is apprentice attendance at scheduled training sessions with their training provider. North West Community Services Training Ltd is committed to driving improvement both in our organisation and in the apprentices we develop. If the apprentices we train are

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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