Whether it’s holding someone’s hand or providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), you can give someone much-needed comfort or even save a life in an emergency.
This fact sheet aims to help you feel safe and confident in approaching someone who needs help. It should also reassure you that if you act honestly, you are legally protected – regardless of the outcome.
Last updated 19 Sep 2018
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