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