Services in Your Local Area
The Dun Laoghaire - Rathdown Area of the Irish Red Cross offer many services in the local community including First Aid training, First Aid cover for events and Therapeutic Hand Care.
The Therapeutic Hand Care Service is provided by Irish Red Cross Volunteers who are trained to give a hand massage and/or a manicure to both men and women in hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, day care centres and in their own homes.
Often people who have been ill for a long time can lose interest in their appearance and the manicure can give a great boost to morale. The treatment is a way to communicate care through touch and the fact that a Hand Care Volunteer spends time with the person can often be the most valuable aspect of the service..
Did you know that over 6,000 people die outside of hospital every year due to Cardiac Arrest. That's 18 people every day. If you were the first person on the scene of a Cardiac Arrest would you know what to do?
The Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Area provides First Aid training through our experienced instructors to anyone who wants to learn these life saving skills. There are a number of courses available all of which can be tailored to suit individual needs. We can place additional emphasis on pediatric resuscitation for child care providers or on hypothermia and drowning for water enthusiasts. Contact Us today for more information or to book a course.
We offer Practical First Aid courses for the students, teachers and even parents. The courses are designed to give a broad curriculum, while also providing enough information and practical expierance treating each section of the course. Our course consist of the following topics and much more
- Patient Assessment
- Burns and Scalds
- Paediatric First Aid