September 2015 Safety Classes
Home Alone Safety
September 21, 2015 from 3:30pm – 5:30pm
AHA Pediatric First Aid/CPR
September 21, 2015 from 6pm – 9pm
Wellesley Recreation Department, 90 Washington St., Wellesley
Taught by Juanita Allen Kingsley, Director of Business Development for Century Health Systems, the parent company of the Natick Visiting Nurse Association and Distinguished Care Options.
A health educator, Ms. Kingsley trains more than 2,000 people in the MetroWest region annually through her First Aid, Wilderness First Aid, CPR and AED classes in addition to the variety of health and safety programs she teaches. Juanita has successfully created and facilitated myriad programs aimed at providing individuals of varying ages and backgrounds the necessary education and tools to foster effective and positive social development. A certified EMT since 2001, Juanita managed the Wellness Center at Hale Reservation (the nation’s largest day camp); served as health care supervisor at Horizons for Youth, Sharon, Mass.; and has served as instructor trainer and instructor with the Red Cross, American Heart Association, Medic First Aid and National Safety Council. She received her Wilderness EMT training certification through Mountain Aid Training International.
In Home Alone Safety, children will learn telephone and door answering techniques, internet safety, accident and fire protection, first aid techniques and how children should manage their time when home alone for short periods of time. The class includes a variety of teaching methods, including a video and role playing and is open to anyone ages 9 to 11. Cost to attend: $45
The AHA Pediatric First Aid/CPR course teaches how to manage a child’s illness and injuries in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Course content includes first aid basics, medical emergencies, injury emergencies, environmental emergencies, optional first aid topics and CPR and AED. Cost to attend: $85
Registration is required. Register at www.wellesleyma.gov/recbrochure. For additional information, call Brandon Fitts at 781-235-2370.
Century Health Systems is located at 209 West Central Street, Suite 316, Natick, Mass., 01760. For additional information, call 508-651-1786 or visit www.centuryhealth.org.
About Century Health Systems: Since 2001, Century Health Systems (Century Health) has provided high- quality, innovative health education and wellness programs to the Boston MetroWest community. Its programs aim to meet the needs of individuals of all ages – from pre-school to seniors – and cover such areas as professional health and safety training; public health consultations; corporate wellness; school and early childhood programming; and recreation. Along with its affiliates, The Natick Visiting Nurse Association and Distinguished Care Options, Century Health provides a true continuum of care throughout the communities it serves.