First Aid for Carers

This course provides carers with emergency first aid skills which allow them to provide prompt and effective first aid to their clients. They will be given the confidence to give immediate assistance or treatment to anyone who is injured or suffering a sudden illness, prior to the arrival of the ambulance service.

What you will learn?

This course covers how to deal with emergency situations involving care of the elderly or those requiring more day to day support, where vital treatment in those first few minutes can make all the difference to the outcome. It meets the Skills for Care ‘Standard 12’ requirements as part of the Care Certificate and minimum level of training recommendations for the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Course Content

  • Formulating an emergency plan
  • Priorities of first aid
  • Treatment of an unresponsive casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Choking
  • Recognition and treatment of heart attack and stroke
  • Managing bleeding and shock
  • Managing burns
  • Managing seizures
  • Clarity of the treatment escalation plan form (TEP)

Assessment

There is no assessment; this is an awareness course to give confidence to carers looking after clients in their care, in a residential environment.  A certificate of attendance will be issued to all delegates.

Course Duration

Three hours.

Cost

£140 for the course
Maximum of eight delegates per course.
In the case of an extra one or two delegates an additional charge of £10 per person will be added.

The price shown is for on-site training at your choice of venue.

Please contact us for further information and to discuss your individual requirements.

Testimonials

  • “Very descriptive + informative” - Residential Care Home, Devon
  • “Very interesting course, the fact you are a paramedic made it more ‘real’” - Residential & Supported Living, Devon
  • “Feel really good on what I’ve learned today” - Residential Care Home, Devon
  • “Excellent + Relevant knowledge- drawing on experiences” - Residential Care & Supported Living, Devon

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