Emergency First Aid - Adult Social Care
The course, for Adult Social Care Staff, enables first aiders to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill. It includes both theory and practical sessions and is designed to boost confidence. There is no final exam however delegates are assessed throughout the course and certificates, valid for three years, are issued to those who have reached the required standard.
Each delegate will be provided with a first aid manual.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
- describe the role and responsibilities of the First Aider
- assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
- administer cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- administer First Aid to a casualty who is a) unconscious (including seizure) b) choking c) wounded and bleeding d) suffering from shock
- provide appropriate First Aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters)
- explain how to use a defibrillator
Please wear sensible clothing and footwear as this is a practical session.