First Aid

This section includes resources which were provided by our trainer following a half-day CPR and Defibrillator training session. They include information which would normally be covered in a full one-day First Aid training course. Resuscitation Council – Chain of Survival sms-text-leaflet First aid powepoint Allergic reactions Asthma Croup Epiglottitis Epilepsy Febrile convulsions Heat Exhaustion Hypoglycaemia … Read more

Policies and Procedures

This page contains links to policies and procedures which are in use somewhere within our network and which may be of use to others. Please remember that these are only examples, they may not reflect up-to-date legislation and they will probably need adapting for use elsewhere. Staff and Volunteer policies KCA Annual Leave Flexible Working … Read more

Accessibility

Access Audits Access Audits have been offered by Possability People in the past. This service was provided by service users so may depend on current availability of individuals to carry out the audit. Contact Possability People at 01273 894040 or hello@possabilitypeople.org.uk Access Audits are also offered by Brighton Able. Contact : Brighton Able 36 Argyle … Read more

Fire Procedures

Government guidance on Fire Safety Risk Assessment for community buildings can be found here Fire Safety Risk Assessment A useful checklist can be found on the East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service website here Fire Assessment Checklist

Health & Safety

For more guidance on Health and Safety with a handy checklist

IT Support

For IT support and advice on equipment please contact SCIP or call them on 01273 234049. SCIP offer ad-hoc advice over the telephone or in person and can often sort out your problems in a few minutes. They also offer maintenance contract. Software If you are a registered charity you can obtain low cost or … Read more

Running an advice service

Advice UK (formerly FIAC) provide support on employment rights to any problems that voluntary sector orgs have with management – policies, employment procedures, etc. They also provide specialist insurance for organisations that give advice.

Insurance

By law, you have a duty of care to protect your charity‚Äôs assets and resources. Depending on what your charity does, you can buy insurance to protect its money, property and reputation. For example: insurance covering loss of funds or damage to its property and possessions travel insurance for staff and volunteers if your charity … Read more