Safe Sitter® Babysitting Course offered at South Lake Hospital

South Lake Hospital will host a Safe Sitter® Babysitting Course Tuesday, March 31 through Wednesday, April 1, at the LiveWell Fitness Center.

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CLERMONT, Fla. (March 16, 2015) - South Lake Hospital will host a Safe Sitter® Babysitting Course Tuesday, March 31 through Wednesday, April 1, at the LiveWell Fitness Center.

The Safe Sitter® course is a highly structured babysitting preparation course designed for youth ages 11 through 13. The two day course is held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and covers babysitting basics, child care essentials, and safety for the sitter, injury management, preventing problem behaviors, care of a choking infant and child and the basics of infant and child CPR.

The course includes hands on practice with CPR manikins, small group interactive learning, role-playing and a toddler or preschool guest. Program participants emerge as more confident, responsible and compassionate teens.

The cost for the program is $50. Discounts for siblings and scholarships are available. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Please call 352.241.7109 to register and for more information.

About South Lake Hospital:

South Lake Hospital is a 140-bed not-for-profit hospital, in affiliation with Orlando Health. The hospital campus includes the Centre for Women’s Health, LiveWell Fitness Center, National Training Center, South Lake Endoscopy Center, South Lake Surgery Center, South Lake Home Health, South Lake Wound Care and campus partners Special Olympics Florida, Brandy Johnson Global Gymnastics and several medical office buildings. South Lake Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of the South Lake community since 1947 and employs over 1,200 team members and has more than 230 physicians on its medical staff.

March 16, 2015, in South Lake Hospital News