It doesn’t matter whether you’re a parent, grandparent, carer or someone who works with children, learning first aid will give you the confidence to deal with an emergency when it really counts.
A number of organisations run regular first aid courses in Essex that specifically focus of the needs of babies and small children. These include British Red Cross, St John Ambulance, NCT, Daisy First Aid, and First Aid Fairies.
While a good first aid course will teach you essential lifesaving skills, this simple infographic from AXA PPP healthcare provides some simple first aid tips for non-life threatening household incidents.
The following guide to first aid for young children will show you how to deal trapped fingers, nosebleeds, minor burns, and cuts and grazes.
For more health and wellbeing support, parents can visit www.axappphealthcare.co.uk/firstaid.