In our bulletins, we will provide you with regular news from Dewi Development and the broader market, updates on current training guidance and tips on a range of topics.

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First Aid for Everyone – Bonfire Night

November is the time of fireworks and bonfires. While they look spectacular, mismanaged fires or fireworks can lead to serious injuries for adults and children. When the unthinkable happens, it is important to act quickly and remove all the heat from a burn to minimise the damage. Consider a lovely cooked runny egg which is left, the heat will continue to cook and harden the yoke. We do not want our skin to continue cooking, so this month we take a look at the treatment of burns.

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Safeguarding Week 2020

Monday 16 November to Friday 20 November 2020 is National Safeguarding Week when events take place to raise awareness of what safeguarding. This year we consider how to keep people safe while working online during COVID-19.

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Accredited vs Unaccredited: What is the difference?

What is the difference between an accredited and unaccredited course/qualification? Which should I choose and what is right for my business?

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

The 10th of September every year is World Suicide Prevention Day where organisations, communities and people come together to raise awareness for preventing suicide.

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Paediatric First Aid certificate extension

The Department of Education has updated its advice on Paediatric First Aid certificate renewal dates where there is an impact from COVID-19.

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Update - changes to our certificates

We have launched a new feature as part of our on-line system that issues certificates from Dewi Development for all courses we teach, including accredited courses. This allows managers to access their staffs' certificates and to verify certificates presented to them by a potential staff member or contractor are genuinely issued from Dewi Development.

COVID-19 - Safety for courses

This bulletin provides information about the precautions we take to keep you safe during the coronavirus outbreak.

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First Aid for Work Update during COVID-19

UPDATED 24/09/2020 Latest Guidance The latest information for First Aid requirements during COVID-19, including FIrst Aid Cover at premises, First Aid certificate expiry, on-line learning and the restart of face to face training.

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Does kindness really affect our Mental Health?

In this article we take a look at how kindness has an impact on our body and the positive impact on our Mental Health.

Mental Health Week 2020

Mental Health Week 18-24 May 2020

The 18 – 24 May 2020 is Mental Health Awareness week. This year more than ever it is important to focus on Mental Health, as we adapt to the new normal, living with social distancing due to COVID-19.

HSE Extension to Qualifications in response to COVID-19

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) announced a three-month extension to the validity of First Aid qualifications, where the individual cannot attend re-qualification training due to the COVID-19 virus or due to complying with government advice regarding the virus.....

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Mental Health and COVID-19

In our latest bulletin, we look at what the risks are to our mental health as the COVID-19 virus spreads and how can we protect our mental health as we consider self-isolation.

COVID-19 - Safety for courses

This bulletin provides information about the precautions we take to keep you safe during the coronavirus outbreak.

COVID-19 Resuscitation Advice 12 March 2020

UPDATED 25/03/2020 Latest Guidance As the COVID-19 virus develops, we take a look at the guidance on providing first aid and carrying out cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to keep the first aider safe and to save the life of the casualty.

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First aid for children - Seizures

In our third in our series of articles looking at first aid for children, we take a look at seizures. There are different types of seizures with most recognised as tonic-clonic, where child uncontrollably twitches. This can be quite scary to watch when not seen before, but there are simple things that you can do.

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Outdoor First Aid

Excited to be launching Level 3 Outdoor First Aid for the outdoor enthusiasts and group leaders, available for delivery from February.

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First aid for children - Asthma

In our second in our series of articles looking at first aid for children, we take a look at asthma. Asthma affects the air passages carrying air to the lungs, making it difficult for the child to breath. Asthma can be life-threatening when not treated properly and in this article we look at what you can do.

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Safeguarding Week 2019

Monday 18 November to Friday 22 November is National Safeguarding Week. During the week events take place to raise awareness of what safeguarding is, the signs to look out for and what can be done. Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility and in this bulletin, we answer your questions to help raise awareness.

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First aid for children - Choking

In our first of a series of articles looking at first aid for children, we take a look at choking. Choking in a child is one of every parent's worst fears and in this article we look at what we can do to support a child who is choking.

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Family and Friend First Aid

Excited to be launching a program to support the community access simple first aid skills with its Family First Aid.

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Annual First Aid Update/Practise

Pleased to be launching our Continual Professional Development (CPD) session for First Aid.

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