In our setting staff are able to take action to apply first aid treatment in the event of an accident involving a child or adult.  At least one member of staff with current first aid training is on the premises or on an outing at any one time.  The first aid qualification includes first aid training for infants and young adults.

We have two named First Aiders; Sarah Terry , Katie Busson

Any newly qualified staff that join us will have First Aid training within the first three months of starting.

Our first aid kit complies with the Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981

In addition, it now contains PPE equipment for the staff. (aprons, face mask, gloves) Sept 2020

  • The first aid box is easily accessible to adults and is kept out of the reach of children.
  • Within our risk assessment the first aid box is checked for dates and stock.
  • At the time of admission to the setting, parents’ written permission for emergency medical advice or treatment is sought.  Parents sign and date their approval.
  • Parents sign a consent form at registration allowing staff to take their child to the nearest Accident and emergency unit to be examined, treated or admitted as necessary on the understanding that parents have been informed and are on their way to the hospital.

Legal framework:

Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (1981)

Published: 11th January 2021
Review: January 2022
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