First Aid For The Over 60’s

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One day you’re running around after the kids, the next you’re making strange noises when you sit down. Age is just a number, but it does have an effect on our bodies. Skin becomes thinner and tears more easily, knees and hips don’t work as well as they used to & the floor seems much harder when you find yourself lying on it.

Our 4 hour first aid for the over 60’s course is the perfect way to refresh your first aid and self-care knowledge. Perfect for when life’s mishaps come knocking.


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First Aid For The Over 60’s

One day you’re running around after the kids, the next you’re making strange noises when you sit down. Age is just a number, but it does have an effect on our bodies. Skin becomes thinner and tears more easily, knees and hips don’t work as well as they used to & the floor seems much harder when you find yourself lying on it. Our 4 hour first aid for the over 60’s course is the perfect way to refresh your first aid and self-care knowledge. Perfect for when life’s mishaps come knocking.

First aid for the over 60's. Image of 5 elderly ladies walking in a woodland park.

Course syllabus includes:

  • General:
    • Preventing accidents at home
    • First aid kits & their contents; for home and when you’re out
    • Falls & how to get up after a fall
    • Attention seeking or a problem?
    • Hypothermia
  • Heads:
    • Seizures
    • Stroke
  • Hearts:
    • The difference between a heart attack and a cardiac arrest and how to spot which is which
    • How to provide CPR & use a Defibrillator
  • Blood pressure
    • Getting out of bed
    • Fainting
    • Shock
    • The recovery position
  • Breathing:
    • Choking
  • Skin:
    • Bruising
    • Grazes, tears and cuts
    • Bleeding and how to stop it
    • Minor burns and scalds
  • Skeleton:
    • Broken bones

Certificate:

  • This course is certified by Chris Garland Training.
  • Following successful completion of the course, we will email your electronic certificate (PDF format) to you.
  • Your certificate is valid for 3 years.

Course duration:

  • 4 hours of face-to-face training.
  • Generally we run these courses from 9.30am-13.30pm.

Test:

  • Exam: As this is an awareness course, you’ll be pleased to know that there isn’t an exam as part of this course.
  • Practical observation: You will need to demonstrate giving first aid as you would in an emergency situation, such as providing CPR on the floor.

Pre-requisites:

  • Age:
    • Our first aid for the over 60’s course is suitable for anyone over 16.
  • Prior knowledge:
    • No previous knowledge/experience required as all training is covered during the face-to-face sessions.
  • Comprehension:
    • We recommend that you have a minimum of GCSE grade D/Level 1 literacy and numeracy (or equivalent) before undertaking this course. This is not mandatory – please contact us to discuss any reasonable adjustments to accommodate your needs.
  • Physical ability:
    • You’ll need to demonstrate first aid procedures as you would in a real activity environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor. Therefore you must be physically capable of doing this before attending the course.

Candidates:

  • All courses have a minimum (4) and maximum (12) number of candidates that we can take on a course.
  • Should you have more than 12 candidates that need to be trained, please contact us to discuss your training requirements.

Geographical coverage:

  • This basic life support course is available to candidates throughout the UK.
  • The course can be delivered in other countries however candidates should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice, protocols & guidance.

Venue:

  • Scheduled courses run at our training centre in Knutsford, Cheshire. Visit our Joining Instructions page to read about what you will need to bring/wear, etc.
  • Or you could arrange to have a private course run at your venue. Simply fill in our quote request form to request a quotation.

Joining instructions:

Private courses:

  • To arrange a private course for yourself or your colleagues, please fill in our quote request form.

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Why choose us?

Here are a few reasons why you should choose Chris Garland Training as your training partner.

Authority

• Established 2012
• Trusted and recommended by training providers, nationwide.
• Consistently receiving 5 star reviews from our clients.
• Bespoke courses backed & certified by The CPD Group.
• Courses certified by Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisations.

Environmentally and socially responsible

• Our charity of the year 2022 is the North West air Ambulance Charity. Part of your course fee will be donated and you can add to this when purchasing your course place.
• Additionally, for every course place booked, we pay for a tree to be planted in some of the worlds most deforested areas and an area of kelp to be planted and managed.
• Our planting partners are Just One Tree. They also run educational programmes for those involved in the planting, thereby sharing and promoting knowledge and ownership of the newly planted forests.
• You can read more about this and our other environmental strategies on our Environmental Responsibility page.

Your safety

• Professionally qualified instructors, with Enhanced DBS Certificates.
• Internal & External Quality Assurance of courses.
• HTTPS Secure website.
PCI DSS compliant payment system.
• Credit/debit card, BACS and Purchase Order payments accepted.

Our clients

• We’re proud to have a nationwide client base, including:
— Multi-National & FTSE100 companies,
— Local Authorities & Wildlife Trusts,
— Universities, Colleges, School Academies & Childcare providers,
— Schools & adult education providers; including Independent, Local Authority, Referral & Secure units,
— Food manufacturers, Restaurants & Chefs,
— Mining, Surveying, Construction & Maintenance companies,
— Sports Clubs; including Golf, Rugby, Netball, Judo, Canoeing, Hiking & Climbing Centres,
— Hospitals, Dentists, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists,
— Tree Surgeons,
— Other training providers,
— And many, many more!


First Aid For The Over 60’s

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• Some businesses and national governing bodies require that course certificates be issued by an Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation.
• We offer self-certified & Ofqual Accredited courses; the main difference in certification being third party cost. Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation certification is currently priced at an additional £12.50pp.
• Some of our courses are bespoke to Chris Garland Training. As such they cannot be certified by an Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation. Where this is the case, you will be informed of this in your quotation.

About You:

Venue Choice:

This will be accounted for in your quotation.
Please provide us with information about the zone/area that your venue is located within? Any charges likely to be incurred by our trainer will be built into your quote.
If no parking is available, please provide more information in the ADDITIONAL INFORMATION field below.
Rooms should be suitably lit, with adequate heating & ventilation. There should be a sufficient number of chairs for each candidate and the instructor.
If not available, please provide more information in the ADDITIONAL INFORMATION field below.
Welfare facilities include accessible toilets, tea & coffee making facilities, smoking areas, etc.
If not available, please provide more information in the ADDITIONAL INFORMATION field below.

Candidates:

The instructor to candidate ratio is typically 1:12, with some courses being restricted to 1:8 or even 1:6. If you have more than 12 to be trained, please provide more information in the ADDITIONAL INFORMATION field below.

Dates & Times:

If you have a preferred date & time for this course (for example to fit in with staff shift patterns) please let us know.
Please choose the nearest to your required hours.
Where your time requirements don't match the categories exactly, please let us know in the Additional Information at the end of the form.

Additional Information:

e.g: CPD, Renewal, Identified failing, Workplace incident, etc.


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