First Aid for Foster Carers

Theoretical and practical training in First Aid techniques suitable for infants, children and teens, designed to meet standard 6.7 of the National Minimum Standards for Fostering Services.

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First Aid for Foster Carers Overview:

This course 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’

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In-house Certification

The course is delivered over 3 hours

Our group training is offered for 3-12 attendees per trainer

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Are you an individual? Head to our individual's section for more information.

What is covered:

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

Who is the course for?

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’.

What will you achieve?

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

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Alternatively call 01476 979183 or email us [email protected] to talk to a training advisor.

Why Choose Able?

  • Specialists in your corner: We work with a fantastic selection of specialists including doctors nurses dietitians and psychologists to keep our courses up to date and relevant.
  • Here for you and your team — we don’t just deliver the training and move on — we work with you as your long-term partner to help you manage your training needs and navigate courses.
  • Training tailored for you: We can work with you to design a bespoke course tailored to meet the unique needs of your company.
  • Transparent Pricing: Transparent pricing means there are no hidden fees just affordable reliable training.
  • On-site training: To avoid disruption of your service onsite training can be held at a venue of your choice and at times to suit you.

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