Being able to perform emergency life support (ELS), a set of actions needed to keep someone alive until professional help arrives, gives a casualty the best possible chance of survival.
No medical knowledge is required and It only takes two hours to learn the skills which may save a life, possibly of someone you know.
The sessions cover caring for an unconscious person who is breathing, caring for an unconscious person who is not breathing and performing CPR, awareness of defibrillators and how to recognise the signs and symptoms of a heart attack and how to deal with it.
Places are available during at the Montrose session on Monday, Janaury 23, 2pm – 4pm as well as in Forfar on Thursday, January 19, 2pm – 4pm an in Arbroath on Friday, January 20, 12pm – 2pm.
Training sessions can also be arranged on request for groups, organisations and clubs.
For further details and to register, contact Heartstart Discovery co-ordinator Helen Brady on 01382 740400 or 07864513742, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via Face book at www.facebook.com/HeartstartDiscovery.