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First Aid for Care of the Elderly

This course covers all the main life saving skills but also gives an insight into the particular considerations facing carers working with the elderly, people with a learning disability or mental health issues.


Who it is for

Carers and those who work with the elderly


Course content

The role of the First Aider

First Aid Kits

Recording incidents and actions for staff

Incident management

Wounds and bleeding

Shock

Unconsciousness

Recovery position

CPR - adult

Choking - adult

Angina

Heart Attacks

Stroke 

Understand the impact of the ageing process on pain symptoms, temperature, breathing, bones, skin

Understand the impact of medication, dehydration on confusion and the impact of confusion on incident assessment

Recognise the symptoms of urinary tract infections, diabetic hypo and stroke

Dealing with slips, trips and falls

 


Course duration

3.5 hours


Course venue

We can come to you or a venue of your choice. Alternatively, training rooms are available to hire at The Core Business Centre, please contact us for details.


Certification

Afet attending this course you will receive a certificate valid for 3 years.


Price


How to book

There are 2 ways to book:
 
1. Call us on 01235 828 294
2. Send an email to

 

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