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FAIB IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE "IN SAFE HANDS AWARD" FOR CHILDCARE SETTINGS

The “In Safe Hands Award” for childcare Settings

To receive the “In Safe Hands Award” Nurseries and Pre-Schools must have a minimum of:

35% of staff Trained in Paediatric First Aid (12 hour) certificate and

35% of staff Trained in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (6 hour) certificate.

Childminders and any Assistants MUST have the Paediatric First Aid (12 hour) certificate.

Each Childcare Setting must have a Compliance Folder that contains the following:

• A Health & Safety Risk Assessment.

• A First Aid Risk Assessment

• A First Aid Emergency Procedure Guide.

• A List of Current Paediatric First Aiders.

The cost of the “In Safe Hands Award” is £20 + VAT per year for each childcare setting and each setting will be sent out an Annual Certificate of registration.

The Childcare setting will also be listed on the FAIB website and so giving confidence to parents that the setting has adequate numbers of Paediatric First Aiders.

Finally the Childcare setting will be required to complete a six monthly return in order to show that they comply will be minimum number of Paediatric First Aiders to achieve the award.

If you require any further information about the Award please contact FAIB by phone 0161 494 9045 or by e mail info@faib.co.uk and more details can be found on the FAIB Website.