FREE bespoke Paediatric First Aid Training Session – Thursday 27th June

9.30am to 12.30am or 1.00pm to 3.00pm at Watchet Community Centre, Doniford Road, Watchet TA23 0TE.

The 3-hour training event will cover many first aid requirements including:

  • What to Do in an Emergency;
  • Recovery Position;
  • Basic Life Support;
  • Burns and Scalds;
  • Febrile Convulsions;
  • Choking;
  • Meningitis Awareness.

Each participant will receive a Paediatric First Aid book, a CPR Face Shield and a Certificate of Attendance to take away with them.

There will be refreshments halfway through the session.

For all these free training opportunities places are limited so please book your place with the Home-Start office on 01643 707304 or email [email protected]

Story-Start – Wednesday 26th June

At Watchet Community Centre, Doniford Road, Watchet TA23 0TE.

Story-Start promotes the importance of reading to young children and babies. We provide a friendly nurturing environment where parents and children can meet, make friends, borrow books and listen to stories.

There is also an opportunity to find out more about becoming a trained Story Start volunteer, supporting local families to share and read stories. Refreshments will be available.

Story-Start Sessions (10.30am to 11.30am 2pm to 3pm)

Story-Start Volunteer Training Session (12.00 noon to 1.30pm)

Story-Start Poster

Pop Up and PEEP In Sessions – Wednesday 19th June

10.30am to 12.30am or 1.00pm to 3.00pm at Watchet Community Centre, Doniford Road, Watchet TA23 0TE.

Pop Up PEEP In; Supporting Parents and families with their babies and children to learn together, building on the skills and opportunities that are all around us to enhance their learning outcomes.

This includes talking, sharing, singing and sharing books together along with friendly advice and craft activities. A chance for parents to recognise and build on the opportunities they can provide for their children in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Refreshments will be available.

Pop Up and Peep In Poster

Volunteer Preparation Course – April to June 2019

Venue: Methodist Church Room, The Avenue, Minehead, TA24 5AY
Time: 9.30am to 2.30pm
Refreshments: We will provide refreshments and lunch at each session.

If you have any special requirements regarding diet, access or anything else, please let us know in advance and we will do all we can to help.

Parking: There is usually some on-road parking space available nearby (Blenheim Road) and there is a pay and display car park (co-op supermarket) next door.

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