Making sense of accidents

Many accidents are a part of growing up. Children need to explore and experiment. But some children suffer the pain of serious accidents that can alter the course of their lives forever. Most of these serious accidents are completely preventable by making simple solutions or changes to routines.

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Every week, healthy children die or suffer life-changing injuries in accidents that are completely preventable. We can only continue our vital work preventing childhood accidents through fundraising and the wonderful support of our partners and donors.

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Target amount: £2,147,483,647.00

Amount raised: £163.50

Free resources and online publications

CAPT offer a number of free downloadable resources covering each of the key safety areas, as well as a well-priced range of picture-based resources and publications is designed specifically for professionals working with families available to buy from the online shop.

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Business partnerships

Meet our supporters – the companies and industry bodies whose commitment to child safety helps us to prevent serious harm to thousands of children in the UK each year.

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How safe is your child at home?

The majority of accidents happen in the home. This is a clear one-stop, room by room guide for minimising risks to under 5s in the home.

Button batteries

Button batteries, particularly big, powerful lithium coin cell batteries, can badly hurt or kill a small child if they swallow one and it gets stuck in their food pipe. Find out how to keep children safe.

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Parents

Our Parents Pack is full of quick wins that can help put you in charge of child safety, even when you’re feeling under pressure. Download your copy here.

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