Events at Headwaters Club

Red Cross Stay Safe (Home Alone) Course

Red Cross Stay Safe (Home Alone) Course

Facilitated by Rural Rescue Inc. 

Date:  Friday, March 3, 2023

Timing: 8:30am-4:30pm

Price:    Members: $70.00 plus HST        Non-Members: $100  plus HST

Prerequisite: 9-13 years old


  • Stay Safe!  Workbook
  • Lunch & Snacks
  • Lots of hands-on experience!

Course Description:

Real-world scenarios often call on children to respond to challenges. The Stay Safe! program teaches applicable and age-appropriate skills while increasing and reinforcing a youth’s capacity to improve his or her own safety. Whether in their community or on their own, this group will be given better tools to Stay Safe! in a variety of different situations.

Topics Covered:

  • Importance of responsibility and respect while being accountable for yourself
  • Importance of setting and following rules around safety when staying on your own
  • How to stay safe at home and within the community
  • How to prepare, recognize and respond to unexpected situations, (i.e. inclement weather, strangers, unanticipated visits) 
  • First Aid Content:
    • Check, Call, Care (includes phoning EMS/911), recovery position, conscious choking (adult/child/alone), feeling unwell, asthma (includes use of inhaler and spacer), anaphylaxis (includes use of EpiPen), poisoning, insect stings, wound care (i.e. minor cuts and scrapes, splinters, nosebleeds, bumps and bruises, life-threatening bleeding, burns)
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