It’s always a good idea to make sure you have a first aid kit, stocked with everything you may need , in the unfortunate case your charge has an accident. Keep it in your car or the changing bag or rucksack you will taking out on your day trip.
Here is what you should have in your First Aid Kit;
Waterproof plasters – various sizes
Sterile wipes – To initally clean the wound , when water isn’t available
1 x small bandage
10cm by 10 cm Wound dressing pad – To be used when the wound is too big for a plaster, can be covered with a bandage if needed.
Wound closure strips – Designed for deeper wounds, where you think stitches may be needed, keeps the wound together until you get to the hospital.
Savlon First Aid wash – Initial wound application, cleanses area and treats cuts and grazes
Bite and Sting Antihistamine – treat bee and wasps stings
Insect poison extractor – This is a great device sold in most chemists, it removes the sting , the nifty device will soon distract your little charge from the painful throb of the sting and also does the job brilliantly.
Tweezers: For removing splinters.
Have your First Aid Kit to hand to make days out run smoothly and give you and parents peace of mind!