First Aid for Nursing Homes
|Number of Places||10|
|Enrolment and Start Dates Comment||Courses run to meet the needs of LHP Member Nursing Homes.
For further information on this course e-mail: christianhuet@lhpskillnet
|Financial Support||This course is part funded by LHP Skillnet.
Training for the unemployed.
|Course Content||This day course is aimed at persons wishing to be able to deal successfully with a range of emergency situations before the arrival of the professional. It is ideally suited to health care support staff in nursing homes or hospitals. The course content will be tailored to suit the needs of the care organisation.
The aims are:
To train staff members to administer first aid successfully in a range of emergency situations that may occur in a care facility.
|Entry Requirements||Staff working in private nursing homes, hospitals and care agencies.|
|Further Enquiries||Email: email@example.com
Mob: 087 6634 995
Tel: 01 218 7698
Fax: 01 218 7698
|Eligibility||Staff working in private nursing homes, hospitals and care agencies.|
|Learning Outcomes||Learning Outcomes:
Recognise the early warning signs of The Choking Casualty, Heart Attack and Stroke
Intervene in the correct way to preserve life until help arrives.
Identify situations that require immediate attention such as Burns, Bleeding and Shock.
Know how to correctly deal with these emergency situations until help arrives.
|Methods of Assessment||Oral and written assessment|
|Trainer||The course will be run by Instructors holding current certification from the Occupational First Aid Assessment Agent and are listed on their register maintained there on behalf of the Health and Safety Authority.|