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First Aid: Bleeding
First Aid: Bleeding
Find out what is the most appropriate first aid treatment for bleeding, and what to do if you have an object embedded in a wound....
First Aid: Burns and Scalds
First Aid: Burns and Scalds
Prompt treatment of burns and scalds may help to limit damage and alleviate pain. We outline suitable treatment....
First Aid: Choking
First Aid: Choking
Prompt accident can help to save a child's life if they have a blockage in their airway. Here's the most appropriate action to take if your child is choking....
First Aid: CPR for Babies From Birth to 1 Year Old
First Aid: CPR for Babies From Birth to 1 Year Old
How to carry out emergency CPR on a baby up to one year old....
First Aid: CPR for Children From 1 Year Old to Puberty
First Aid: CPR for Children From 1 Year Old to Puberty
How to carry out emergency CPR on a baby from one year old up to a child of 10 years old....
First Aid: DRABC Initial Assessment
First Aid: DRABC Initial Assessment
DRABC stands for Danger, Response, Airway, Breathing and Circulation. Find out what to look for and how to react if you find a casualty....
First Aid: Fractures
First Aid: Fractures
Find out the classic signs that indicate that a bone has been fractured, and how to treat the casualty....
First Aid: Recovery Position
First Aid: Recovery Position
Find out what action you should take if your child or baby is unconscious but breathing normally....
Keeping Children Safe During a Flood
Keeping Children Safe During a Flood
If you live near a river or in an area susceptible to flooding, then it’s advisable to have a flood emergency plan in place. Here is our guide to keeping children safe…...
What to do: Choking Facts and Prevention
What to do: Choking Facts and Prevention
What causes choking, which foods should be avoided with small children, and what else can we do to prevent choking?...
What to do: Emergency and Advice Numbers
What to do: Emergency and Advice Numbers
Emergency and useful advice numbers and websites to help keep children safe....
What to do: Emergency Planning with Children
What to do: Emergency Planning with Children
Essential advice to ensure that your children know what to do in the event of fire, injury, intruders or bogus callers, and teaching them safe household tips....
What to do: Fire Escape Plan
What to do: Fire Escape Plan
Do your children know just what to do if there is a fire? We hope this never gets put to the test, but we have outlined some basic government advice in this article so…...
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