Know how to contact the emergency services and be able to stay calm and give the correct information needed.
To help the Guides decide what an emergency is and to teach them that it is ok and important in some situations to call for help.
List of different role play scenarios (in file below)
Have a group discussion about the different emergency services and how they can be contacted.
Checklist for making an emergency call:
Try and remain calm
Dial 112 or 999. There is no charge for these calls but you should only use these numbers in an emergency
State what service you require, Fire Brigade, Ambulance or Gardaí
Provide the following:-
Your own name
The phone number you are ringing from
The address you are at
What the injury is
Don’t hang up until you are told to by the emergency services
After going through the checklist, get the Guides to act out different role plays for each of the emergency services