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I.M.P.S. Project Overview

impslogoI.M.P.S. empowers young people to take personal responsibility for managing their own risk and equips them with skills to cope in an emergency.

Unintentional injury is a leading cause of death and illness in young people.  On average 2 million children attend emergency departments each year because of accidental injury, and every week 5 children die.  Many of these injuries were preventable.

I.M.P.S. aim is to teach children how to recognise potentially dangerous situations and prevent injuries. The programme equips children with first aid and resuscitation skills, helping them to respond effectively if an incident occurs.

Delivered to 10 & 11 year olds jointly in the school and local hospital emergency department.

There are 3 elements to I.M.P.S: