First Aid for Care Homes


We offer the HSE recommended First Aid Qualifications for Care home professionals, including the Level 3 First Aid at Work Qualification (QCF) as well as the Emergency First Aid for Care Homes and Level 2  Emergency First Aid at Work Qualification (QCF).

First Aid for Care Homes

Under Goverment guidelines, it is now recommended  for all Care professionals to have a valid First Aid qualification

The First Aid for Care Homes training course is specifically designed for:

First Aid Qualification Teachers, teaching assistants and other schools staff,

First Aid Qualification Groups of Childminders,

First Aid Qualification Youth group leaders,

First Aid Qualification Scout and guide leaders,

First Aid Qualification Others working with children up to the age of eight.

Care Home  First Aid Training 

First Aid for Care Homes.

Course Content

This Level 3 Emergency First Aid qualification is made up of two units, which must both be completed to gain the award.  They are:

  • Emergency First Aid,
  • Managing Illness and Injury.

Emergency First Aid for Care Homes

In unit 1 the learner must:

  • Understand the role of the first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation and act safely and effectively
  • Be able to provide first aid for an adult who is unresponsive and  breathing normally
  • Be able to provide first aid for an adult who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Be able to provide first aid for an adult who has a foreign body airway obstruction
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant an adult who is wounded and bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to an adult who is suffering from shock

Managing Care Home Illness and Injury

In Unit 2 the learner must:

    • Be able to provide first aid to an adult with a suspected fracture and a dislocation
    • Be able to provide first aid to an adult with a head, neck or back injury
    • Know how to provide first aid to an adult with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
    • Know how to provide first aid to an adult with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness
    • Know how to provide first aid to an adult who is experiencing the effects orf extreme heat and cold
    • Know how to provide first aid to an adult with burns and scalds
    • Know how to provide first aid to an adult  who has been poisoned
    • Know how to provide first aid to an adult who has been bitten or stung

Book a Care Home First Aid course

We offer training at your venue, at a range of locations. Ensuring we keep costs down, and reducing time away from work. 

Prices start from as little as £35 per person.

Contact us today for a quote!

 

First aid for care homes 

First Aid for Care Homes.