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World Scout Day Awards

01 Aug 2018

Today on World Scout Day 165 South Australian Leaders and Supporters of Scouting have been honoured for their outstanding contribution to the Youth of SA

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Scouts SA 2018 AGM

16 Jul 2018

The Scouts SA 2018 AGM was held at our Titanium Security Arena on Friday 13 July

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AGM 2018

13 Jul 2018

Congratulations to newly elected BEC members, Paul Dickson APM, President, Jan Turbill Vice President, Click here for the new BEC member list.

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Scouts SA Opt in to National Redress Scheme

28 Jun 2018

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The Adventure Begins

01 Feb 2018

In 2018 we challenge your section to re-embed key elements of Scouting into your program. It’s time for us to rejuvenate the way Scouting is delivered and prepare for the implementation of our new program from 2019.

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Caremonkey

Mobile Health and Safety for Scouts

 

The health and safety of our members is something we take very seriously. The privacy and management of this data is also critical to us, as it is to our members. As such we are adopting a new health and safety application named CareMonkey.

CareMonkey is an innovative participant controlled electronic medical form for clubs and other groups with a duty of care. It’s an electronic version of the paper based forms you often have to fill in for registrations, events etc. It provides you with the opportunity to update medical information promptly and accurately, while providing the group with instant access to the information provided by you in an emergency.

We will be using the CareMonkey app in the best interest of all of our members whilst ensuring we are proactively fulfilling our risk management and duty of care obligations.

You can use a PC, laptop, tablet or smart-phone to enter the details including:
 

  • Emergency contacts
  • Medical contacts
  • Medical checklist including asthma, allergies, seizures, diabetes
  • Health and ambulance insurance details
  • Notes and other care instructions
  • and more…

By following the instructions, you can create your own free CareMonkey account and control all data about yourself. The CareMonkey system stores the information on your behalf and you will be able to grant (or deny) access to your data. You are also able to share this data with any other group or individual you choose (e.g. Your parents, spouse, family members, close friends, workplace, etc).

From Scouts Australia (SA Branch)’s perspective, this information will only be accessible by authorised officials responsible for looking after our members and will be managed in accordance with the Data Protection and Privacy Act.

You don’t need to do anything until you receive an email from us, which will ask you to sign up for a free CareMonkey account. Please download the free CareMonkey App to have instant access on the day to this information.

 

Scouts SA Trial

Scouts SA is currently trialing the use of Caremonkey within Groups for a 12 month period.

This includes the setup of profiles for members and use of the online y4 form for activities within the group.

Group Leaders can request access to the trial of Caremonkey by emailing caremonkeyadmin@sa.scouts.com.au

 

Resources

The following resources are available for use with Caremonkey.