Training → Health and medical

Allergies (ALLnotopen)

[This course will take you about 45 minutes to complete.]

Allergies are very common, especially in the UK and in children. As a foster carer, it is crucial to know how to manage and help with a child's allergy. Allergies can pose a serious health risk, but with the right knowledge and tools, it is easily avoidable.

In this course, we will provide you with information about allergies and how to help a foster child if they have them. We will cover:

- What allergies are and how they are grouped.
- How you can identify an allergy and understand the difference between an allergy and an intolerance.
- Why children develop allergies.
- How you can reduce the risks and what the available treatments are.
- Helping the child to live safely with their condition.
  • Instructions for Apple users
  • Module 1 - [20 min]
  • Test 1
  • Module 2 - [15 min]
  • Assignment 1
  • Assignment 2
  • Course suggestion
  • Feedback survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever