First Aid for Foster Carers
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
- Childhood Ailments
Day 2 (4 hours)
- Conditions effecting the eyes, ears or nose
- Effects of extreme heat and/or cold
- Bites or stings
- Electric shock
- Practice of practical skills
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Excellent, hands on learning made fun and interactive. trainer answered every question and was very informative but also fun.
Trainer had good knowledge backed up with good humour the course worked really well. Clear and concise.
I think this training should be done by every new foster carer. I regret not receiving this training 10 years…
The course was really interesting as a training teacher. I have seen first hand on placement how challenging some children…