First Aid for Foster Carers
Course Description

In-House Certification

2 days


This course can be run as either a one day or a two day course.

It is designed to meet standard 6.7 of the National Minimum Standards for Fostering Services, which requires all foster carers to receive ‘basic training on … first aid with particular emphasis on health promotion and communicable diseases’.

The course provides theoretical and practical training in first aid techniques that are suitable for infants, children and teens.

Day 1 (4 hours)

  • Contents of the First Aid Kit
  • Primary Assessment
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR, Choking, Asthma and Hyperventilation
  • Shock and Bleeding
  • Bone, Joint and Muscle Injuries
  • Burns
  • Childhood Ailments

Day 2 (4 hours)

  • Conditions effecting the eyes, ears or nose
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Effects of extreme heat and/or cold
  • Poisoning
  • Bites or stings
  • Electric shock
  • Practice of practical skills

Attendees will be able to:

Have confidence in their first aid techniques in relation to foster children
Deliver first aid to infants, children and teens

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Benefits of using Able Training

We Come To You
We Come to You

Onsite training can be held at a venue of your choice and times to suit you and each course can be tailored and adapted to meet the needs of your workplace.

Years Of Experience
Years of Experience

We have been training staff for many years now, which gives us a greater insight into what companies and staff require from their courses.

Varied Group Sizes
Varied Group Sizes

We offer courses for individuals and groups, and are able to adapt to suit the needs of your workplace or specific requirements.

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What people say about us

Excellent, hands on learning made fun and interactive. trainer answered every question and was very informative but also fun.

Dental Nurse, Grantham
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Trainer had good knowledge backed up with good humour the course worked really well. Clear and concise.

Designer, Grantham
Course: Emergency First Aid at Work
Andy our trainer was fantastic. He was knowledgeable, informative and fun. He had a great sense of humour and made the course content really interesting.
Nicola Ward, Jay Fostering
Course: Foster Care Training

I think this training should be done by every new foster carer. I regret not receiving this training 10 years…

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