I.M.P.S. Project Overview
I.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: