PlayBoard staff recently spent a day training in First Aid with Charlie Howes from Emergency Care NI.

Emergency Care NI also offer Children’s First Aid workshops. The workshops last 90 minutes and children are taught a range of first aid skills and home safety including:

  • How to assist a choking baby/child/adult

  • When to call 999 and the reasons for doing so

  • How to put a person into the safe airway position

  • CPR on a child friendly Flat Stan Manikin

  • How to deal with nose bleeds, scrapes and bruises

  • Using slings and bandages

For more information go to https://emergencycareni.co.uk/

There are a number of apps available for your phone which you may find useful for first aid and related advice:

British Red Cross - First Aid App

First Aid App
British Red Cross

Apple Store
Google Play
British Red Cross - Baby And Toddler App

Baby And Child First Aid App
British Red Cross

Apple Store
Google Play
iResus App

iResus App
Resuscitation Council (UK)

Apple Store
Google Play
Jext - App

Jext App
Jext (adrenaline auto-injector pen)

Apple Store
Google Play