Mental Health First Aid - Adult - December 2018
You will learn to recognise the early signs of mental health problems and respond appropriately to assist people. You will gain practical skills to offer initial support to someone who is experiencing a mental health problem, until professional treatment can be accessed, while keeping yourself safe.
The course covers common mental health problems and has been designed to fit into four manageable chunks:
• Mental Health First Aid, mental health and depression
• Depression (continued) and suicidal crisis
• Anxiety, personality disorders, eating disorders and self-harm
• Psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work - December 2018 - 10 Woodcock Street
The courses run over three days and conforms to the Health and Safety Executive syllabus which satisfies the duty to provide a qualified ‘first aider’ as required under the Health & Safety (First Aid at Work) Regulations.
Understand the role of the first aider including reference to:
* The importance of preventing cross infection
* The need for recording incidents and actions
* Use of available equipment
Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency.
Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious ( including seizure)
Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking.
Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock.
Provide appropriate first aid to minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters).
Administer first aid to a casualty with:
*Injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injury
*Burns and scalds
Recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes