There’s a new kid on the block. Known as Flat Stan, he’s here to make First Aid engaging for children.
Despite Flat Stan bringing a bit of fun to First Aid, the concept is very much a serious one. Imagine not having to rely solely on an adult in a medical emergency. Imagine a young child being armed with the necessary knowledge and skills they need to be able to summon the correct help or to administer First Aid themselves.
Essential life skills for children
Flat Stan First Aid workshops have been cleverly designed so that children aged 4 to 11 years can learn essential life skills which will stay with them as they grow. Providing an enriching experience for the youngsters, they will leave the workshop knowing how to recognise a variety of First Aid situations and how best to deal with them.
A child-friendly Flat Stan manikin is present at all workshops and will give children the confidence to check if someone is responsive or breathing, deliver chest compressions and help someone who is choking, bleeding or suffering from a burn.
It’s important to remember that the Flat Stan brand is all about engaging children in the most effective way and teaching them the First Aid essentials that could really make a difference to someone’s life. Young children can help and save lives in an emergency situation – they just need to be given the opportunity to learn and develop the necessary skills required. What’s more, teaching First Aid meets a range of National Curriculum requirements including Early Years Foundation, Key Stage 1, 2 and 3.
We are delighted to announce that we will be rolling out Flat Stan Workshops to primary schools, out of school groups, sports clubs, childrens’ groups and community groups across the Bradford, Bingley, Keighley and Skipton area.
At a cost of £199 per session and lasting approximately 75 minutes, the workshops will be delivered by one of our qualified First Aid instructors and cater for up to 30 children. Please contact us if you would like to find out more about GEM Compliance Training delivering a Flat Stan workshop at your premises.
To find out more about Flat Stan, please visit www.gemcompliancetraining.co.uk/first-aid-training-courses/flat-stan-first-aid/