Would your group, volunteers or community have the skills to cope in a crisis?
The British Red Cross works with organisations and community groups who support people who are at risk and would have the greatest impact from a first aid intervention, including:
> People living with issues around drug and alcohol usage.
The tailored first aid sessions provide people with the skills and confidence to help in a first aid emergency.
What can you expect from this first aid session?
- It’s an effective, easy to learn first aid education in a relaxed and informal style.
- Relevant first aid skills are tailored to the needs of the group.
- Breaking down the barriers to helping others.
- Building confidence and willingness to help in a first aid emergency.
- The course is fully funded – there is no cost to you.
The standard offer is a two hour course, the education would be delivered by a skilled educator used to delivering to a range of groups. It would centre around building confidence and be tailored to focus on the key first aid emergencies that people would be most likely to experience. Sessions are for six to fifteen learners, who receive a certificate on completion of the course as well as access to British Red Cross online training resources.
Keep in mind, to take part in this offer, you will need to provide a venue. If you are unable to do this, or if you have fewer than six learners, still express an interest. They may be able to combine smaller groups.
For more information on what is available in your area, please contact the Crisis Education Support Centre on:
Tel: 0344 412 2734