1st Emergency Response - The 'Gift of Life' in the Palm of Your Hand
1st for Residential & Domiciliary Cares
 
This Programme has been especially developed for Lone cares and those who work within this industry. It combines the knowledge of basic 1st Aid with an understanding of fire awareness and extinguisher use. These skills combined are designed to encourage 'peace of mind' and confidence within the carer and there environment.
 
1st for Residential & Domiciliary Cares
1st for Residential & Domiciliary Cares
A course designed to provide an introduction to basic principles of Fire Safety and First Aid, especially useful for lone workers in community settings.

Tailored for?

People working within the Residential/ Domiciliary care field. this course is espeically for those who are lone workers and enables the carer to assist someone who has become unwell or injuried themselves, as well as giving the carer the basic knowledge in fire awareness and the use of extinguers.

What will i be taught?

Participants will be taught basic 1st aid and how to recognise illness and injuries as well as how to prevent danger from fire and how to deal with a fire should one occur.

Course Syllabus

Basic 1st Aid
•How to Maintain an Airway
•Wounds and Bleeding
•Recognition of Major Illness : Heart Attacks and Strokes
•Burns and Scalds
•Contents of a First Aid Box
•Accident Reporting and form completion

1st Fire Awareness/ Safety
•Fire Triangle, Combustion, Fire Spread and Fire Prevention
•Fire Evacuation plans/drills
•Fire Action Plans
•Common Causes of Fire
•Actions on Discovering a Fire
•How to Correctly Identify and use Fire extinguishers
•How to Call the Fire Brigade
•Types and Classifications of Fire

Course Duration

5 hours


Assessment and Cetification.

Continueous Assessment by trainer
Certficate valid for 3 years is issued upon successful completion of programme
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