Emergency care and procedures tends to be something with don’t give enough thought to until it’s too late. It’s too easy to think, “this won’t happen to me” or “I am very careful.” But the reality is accidents can happen to anyone at any time. Why not rest easy knowing you and your caregivers are prepared for any event with a first aid course (for beginners or those needing refreshers courses).
Instructor Anne Greetham is a fully-qualifi ed American Red Cross instructor and a registered general nurse from St Thomas’ Hospital, London. Tel: 9227 7747
Training isn’t just practical, it’s also made interactive and fun here; classes incorporate real-life examples, discussions and a wireless dummy to practise on. At #03-10/11, Vertex, 33 Ubi Avenue 3, Tel: 6570 3096
First aid classes are available for mums and babies, for couples, and for domestic helpers. Tel: 6836 0063/6446 7236, Email: email@example.com
The Helper to the Rescue course is specifically designed to equip helpers with child and infant CPR skills, and first aid for a wide range of injuries and illnesses. Tel: 9622 6921, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SASSI (Singapore American Safety & Swim Instruction)
Call to arrange a course for you and your circle of friends, with a minimum of six at a location of your choice. 63 Grove Drive, Tel: 6466 8598, Email: email@example.com
Helmed by the Singapore Civil Defence Force, the free programme covers modules like fire safety, CPR and first aid. Tel: 1800 286-5555
Choose from first aid courses for infants, the workplace, and the basic and standard levels. At #03-01, 29 Bukit Pasoh Road, Tel: 6297 8123
The Red Cross Society has courses for different purposes and levels. You’ll learn to recognise and deal with choking and a heart attack, besides being taught CPR. At 15 Penang Lane, Tel: 6664 0565
For more essential emergency info, click here.
By Hazel Vincent De Paul, The Finder, June 2015