First aid skills

A charity says it has has concerns over first aid training given to childminders and nurseries.

St John Ambulance say it is vital they have the right first aid training after Ofsted ruled almost a thousand childcare companies across the UK were inadequate at looking after under 5's.
 
Ofsted claim in the past year up to 150 thousand children have been left with nurseries or childminders who aren't trained in life saving skills.
 
Claire is a childminder in Huntley, she says her training has proved to be vital:

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Jim Jones is from the St John Ambulance HQ in Gloucester, he told Heart it is a serious issue:

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For more information on courses call the St John Ambulance team in Gloucestershire on 01452 858220 or email training@gloucestershire.sja.org.uk

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