What is the need for your project in the community? How will your project improve local life?
CFRs attend emergency calls in their local communities throughout Cornwall ad Isles of Scilly. Having a Paediatric Advance Life Support Manikin will allow ongoing advanced training, ensuring Community First Responders have extended skill, providing the best outcome for in children needing pre-hospital care.
What support do you have from the local community for your project?
Throughout Cornwall we have 72 groups providing voluntary cover. Many lives have been helped for the better following our attendance.Local communities have provided funding for equipment to allow this to happen.
Who will benefit from your project?
In Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, we have over 200 Responders, including community members, Fire Co-Responders, Tri-Service Responders and RNLI. Having a paediatric advance life support manikin will help to extend our skills, benefiting children and their families.
Tell us more about your project and how it will benefit your community if you are successful.
The project will benefit the volunteers and our communities. The responders attend all types of paediatric 999 calls, medical and traumatic emergencies, within their communities. This manikin allows further training,allowing the CFR to work effectively by themselves, and then when the ambulance arrives, as part of a team.
Please give a breakdown of the costs of your project.
The manikin cost £5,000 including VAT