This activity explored the knowledge and skills required to enable health and social care staff to assess an individual’s level of consciousness, airway, breathing and circulation.
You should now be able to:
- Assess the individual’s Airway, Breathing and Circulation and level of consciousness
- Explain the action to take if the individual has a blocked airway
- Explain the action to take if the individual is not breathing and/or has no pulse
NB: Please be advised that during the Covid-19 pandemic the guidelines on carrying out CPR may be different. Please refer to the Resuscitation Council UK and your local Health Board for further guidance and resources.
Page last reviewed: 29 Sep 2020