Forest Schools & OWL

Free digital first aid manual for every course participant

Free digital first aid manual for every course participant Updated, March 2021. FREE digital first aid manual for every course participant. First Aid Training Co-operative first published our range of high quality digital first aid manuals in 2016 and these have now been updated and republished for 2021. Each of these manuals provides clear, simple,…

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Recognising and Treating Concussion

What is Concussion? A concussion is a form of mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBA), and although usually caused by a sudden impact to the head, concussions can also be caused by other trauma to the brain. The brain is a mass of soft tissue that is protected by the hard bony skull. If the brain…

Checking and Monitoring Circulation

We talk a lot about circulation in first aid and it is indeed an important thing for us to monitor on a casualty, so in this post we’re going to look at circulation a bit more deeply to give you a better understanding of what it is we’re checking for and monitoring. What is Circulation?…

Cardiac Arrest in the Young – everything a parent needs to know

Cardiac Arrest in the Young – everything a parent needs to know Cardiac Arrest in the Young – everything a parent needs to know. Each year 600 families lose young a loved one to a sudden cardiac arrest. The families of 12 other victims of Young Sudden Cardiac Death (YSCD) a week in the UK…

Staying Safe at Forest School: First Aid Requirements for Practitioners

Forest school is a form of outdoor education, which aims to challenge traditional education concepts by encouraging children to explore nature, work as a team and learn through independent play. The concept of a Forest School has origins in Scandinavia culture. But this isn’t hygge, lagom or candles. In Denmark, it is a compulsory part…

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