Asthma: Most common symptoms, triggers & mistakes

KarynAsthma, Asthma First Aid, Childhood, children, community, Cough, First Aid, Parents, prevention, Sickness

Manage Asthma with Head2Toe First Aid

Quick Facts on Asthma in Australia With 1 in 9 Australians (2.7 million people), affected by asthma, there’s a strong chance that someone within your family or close circle is living with the daily burdens of this condition.   For the head2toe family, my daughter Aimee is our asthma kid, and when her triggers include laughing – you can imagine that prevention & management is absolutely vital for us! Continuing to look at the statistics, … Read More

Why Handwashing and Self-care is Powerful and Timeless

KarynChildhood, children, community, Cough, Parents, prevention, Sickness

Why Handwashing Saves Lives!

Fundamentals Save Lives in COVID-19 & Beyond I’ve been amazed at how washing your hands ‘properly’ for 20 seconds has come as news to a lot of people! Because as a Nurse, handwashing is the absolute foundation of our work and of infection control. I still remember my first day in the demo ward at Uni. I proudly went up the elevator in my brand new uniform excited about what life-saving skills I would learn.  … Read More

Why a Bushfire & Emergency Action Plan is Vital

KarynBurns, children, community, emergency, First Aid, Parents, prevention, Safety

Why a Bushfire or Emergency Action Plan is Vital

This is what our lovely Jess, who works in marketing for us here at head2toe First Aid, found out on December 20, 2019. She lived through the scary reality of the Cudlee Creek bushfire, when she had to put her Bushfire Action Plan into place and quickly evacuate her Adelaide Hills home in Lobethal with her 2 precious young girls and dog. The fire burnt to a street away and 300m from her back fence … Read More

What to Pack in a Camping First Aid Kit

KarynAllergy, Burns, children, community, emergency, First, First Aid, First aid kit, injuries, Parents

What to pack in the best Camping First Aid Kit

Are you looking forward to some time out this holiday season? If you’re heading off camping, or even if you’re off on a roadtrip – it’s worth the small amount of time it takes to pack a well-stocked first aid kit. Then you really can sit back & relax. You’ll know you’ve got your bases covered from a first aid perspective, without having to throw everyone into the car and hopefully find a pharmacy that’s … Read More

Why First Aid is The Life Skill EVERYONE Needs

Karyncommunity, First Aid, Parents, prevention

Why Everyone Needs to Learn First Aid

Let’s have a show of hands (and be honest!)… Have you only done First Aid training because of work?  Or perhaps you’ve never even thought about going to a course. Maybe you know the basics and don’t think you’d ever be the person who needs to know. It could be too hard to find the time. Or you’ve always meant to, but… You never want to be the person to think ‘I hope someone else … Read More