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About Initial Care

Initial Care is a First Aid and CPR company that offers fun and interactive training. We serve the communities of Windsor, Chatham, London, Sarnia, Brantford, and Hamilton. Initial Care is uniquely designed to make First Aid, CPR and other training courses enjoyable, using interactive learning strategies.

Our Team


David Birnie

Owner / Head Instructor

David Birnie is a Professional Firefighter, Emergency Medical Responder, Technical Rope Rescue Technician & your First Aid and CPR Instructor. He has been an Instructor with Canadian Red Cross for several years and has now dedicated himself to giving you the best ’hands on’ health & safety training available.

With his health care and sports medic background, he has the knowledge necessary to aid you in developing the proper skills you needed to perform First Aid and CPR . David is passionate and enthusiastic about teaching.


Elizabeth Birnie

Administrative Director

Elizabeth Birnie is responsible for the day to day operations and administrative work for Initial Care.

Elizabeth is a Registered Nurse currently working on a women and children’s floor. She is a graduate from McMaster University.

Elizabeth is a hard worker, organized and enjoys seeing a job well done.

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