This Sunday, the Panorama Hills e-Community Centre is hosting a program geared at home safety for youth—The Home Alone Program. This program is presented by the Canadian Safety Council, and provides kids 9-11 years of age, the skills and knowledge to be safe and responsible when they're alone for short periods of time.
It will help them understand how to prevent problems, handle real-life situations, and keep them safe and constructively occupied.
The program teaches:
- How to identify the consequences of decisions and actions made in daily life.
- How to follow safety procedures and describe ways to obtain emergency help.
- How to demonstrate knowledge of how to use 911 correctly through role-play
- Review basic first aid