DCMH Offering One-Day Babysitting Courses
Delaware County Memorial Hospital’s Healthline Services offers one-day “Safe Sitter” courses to youths 11 years and older. The program teaches them how to care for infants and young children.
This one-day program, taught by certified instructors, thoroughly covers the basics of child care. Students learn about, practice, and role play in an array of topics including:
- Safety precautions
- Rescue breathing techniques
- Care for a choking infant or child
- How to recognize emergencies
- Calling for emergency help
The Safe Sitter course will be held on the following dates at Delaware County Memorial Hospital in Meeting Room A, located on the first floor, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.:
- Monday, Aug. 5
- Friday, Aug. 23
The Safe Sitter program requires pre-registration and a fee of $45 per participant. For more information and to register, call Healthline Services at (610) 284-8158.