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Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act

Outlining the principles and safeguards in place in Scotland for those who lack capacity

Blood Transfusion Safety in Practice

Important information about blood transfusion practice and safety

Care During the Final Hours of Life and Bereavement Care

Raising awareness to and coping with the feelings of others and your own in a Palliative Care context

Care Planning and Risk Assessment

Crucial considerations for everyone working in a Social Care environment

Child Protection Scotland (Level 2) - A Shared Responsibility

Essential knowledge for confidently meeting your Child Protection responsibilities

Dementia Care - A Person Centred Approach

Helping ensure the person and their needs are foremost within the caring process

Dementia Care - Applying a Person Centred Approach

Part of the Red Rock Training Dementia Suite

Dementia Care - Understanding Challenging Behaviour

Helping to understand the behaviour behind Dementia as a condition

Principles of First Aid - Adults and Children

This course will help to ensure you have sufficient information about the Principles of First Aid and Basic Life Support and if required, also help pave the way for becoming an appointed person.

An appointed person's role is one that includes looking after the first aid equipment and facilities and calling out emergency services when required. They can also provide emergency cover (not annual leave) within their role and also bring an additional level of competence when the first-aider is absent (due to unforeseen circumstances).

This course is not only suitable for professionals but is also ideal for parents, grandparents and families, as an understanding of First Aid and Basic Life Support can help to save lives!

The aims of this programme are therefore to:

  • provide individuals with the knowledge required when providing first aid to adults and children prior to the arrival of a first aider or the emergency services.
  • enable individuals to understand the procedures for assessment at the scene.
  • facilitate individuals understanding of the essential basic first aid and life-saving information.

The course content therefore covers:

  • Health & Safety (first Aid) regulations
  • Accident/incident recording & reporting
  • Treatment priorities
  • CPR & CPR guidelines
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Bleeding
  • Poisons
  • Spinal injuries/bone injuries
  • Falls/head injuries
  • Burns, scalds including chemical burns
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Diabetes & Asthma
  • Needle stick injuries
  • Shocks
  • Paediatric first aid
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Ideal for anyone wanting to better understand the Principles of First Aid that can help to save lives
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