Child safety in the home

Children under the age of five years are more at risk from an accident in the home than anywhere else

This course focuses on the most common types of accidents that occur in the home which may affect young people (especially those aged five or under who are more at risk) and how they can be prevented.

Who should attend?

Anyone involved with families and children from community groups and health professionals to statutory organisations - all have a role to play in the prevention of childhood accidents in the home.

Objectives

This course will show effective measures, both behavioural and environmental, to reduce the risk of injury from these accidents, including falls, burns, scalds, poisoning and fire are the biggest cause of serious and fatal injuries in the home.

Course content:

  • identify which children are most at risk and why

  • child development in relation to accidents

  • accident prevention in the home

  • risk assessment in the home

Course Duration: 1 day

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Last updated: 20 December 2016 12:11:14