First Aid Policies, Procedures and Guidelines – Consent, verbal consent, implied consent, assumed consent, no consent, consent from a minor.

Consent: Verbal - The casualty verbally consents. Implied - Casualty may not be able to speak & conveys consent by body language or gestures. Assumed - Casualty is unresponsive, or unconscious then consent is assumed, and you can provide assistance. From a Minor - Casualty is a minor, consent from a parent or guardian, if available, must be given. Not Given - If consent is not given and you want to provide some help, call 000.