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First Aid Kit for Home and Travel

FIRST AID KIT FOR HOME AND TRAVEL

  • Drown proof your child.
  • Keep all the EMERGNCY NUMBERS visible in your home.
  • Plan your route to the nearest emergency unit.
  • Keep the number of your Paediatrician in your cell phone and written clearly in your first aid kit for your child’s caregiver.
  • Be pro active and attend a first aid course.
  • Check the expiry dates of the products in your kit.
  • Send your child’s caregiver on a basic first aid course.
  • The number of the local Poison Centre.

CONTENTS OF YOUR FIRST AID KIT:

  • Thermometer
  • Plasters
  • Burnshield
  • Paracetamol syrup and suppositories
  • Tea Tree ( for itching, stings and general cleansing of minor grazes etc)
  • Arnica ointment and tablets
  • Olbas for inhalations
  • Rescue Remedy
  • Cotton Wool swabs
  • Dettol
  • Glycerine suppositories for constipation
  • Antibacterial Cream
  • Gauze
  • Micropore
  • Tweezers
  • Antiseptic handwash
  • Elastic bandages
  • Insect bite swabs
  • Small pair of scissors
  • Rehydrate Sachets
  • A small torch

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

  • Your paediatrician
  • E R 24 Ambustat: 084-124
  • NETCARE 911: 082-911
  • Metro Ambulance: 10177
  • Red Cross Children&39;s Hospital: 021 685111
  • Tygerberg Poison Unit: 021 931 6129
  • Life Care Emergency: 0860 532 532 (Vincent Pallotti Emergency Unit)
  • Emergency from Telkom line: 107
  • Emergency from cellphone: 112 (from any cellphone, even if no airtime or locked)

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