Holiday staff taught CPR

I don’t usually do press-releasey type posts but I thought this one was about such a good idea which more holiday companies should follow I wanted to share it.

Zenith holidays, which runs a variety of mainly activity-based holidays, now has all its resort staff take a Heartstart Course with the British Heart Foundation which teaches people how to keep someone alive until professional help arrives. They don’t just learn CPR but also how to deal with choking and bleeding – things which can happen anywhere. Isn’t that reassuring? Why don’t more holiday companies do this – especially those which offer childcare?

And just in case you haven’t seen it yet – here’s the brilliant Vinnie Jones CPR video which shows how compressions should be done to the beat of the Bee Gees’ Staying’ Alive.

About catherinecooper

Journalist and author specialising in travel with children. I write for several national publications and am author of Travelling with Children: A Parent's Guide. You can see some of my articles at www.catherinecooper.net
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