Adverse Cold Weather

Adverse Cold Weather

Course Aim

Although winter weather and snow can be fun, these weather conditions are also associated with an increase in illness and injuries for many vulnerable people. 
Understanding the impact and planning in advance, can reduce the risks to both the care worker and those they are supporting.
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Course content

The risks from cold weather to health.
Common winter health problems.
How we can prepare for cold weather, including ways to keep the home and body warm.
Identifying and treating hypothermia.
Severe weather precautions, including preparing for travelling.

learning outcomes

Understand the risks to health in winter, and common winter health problems.
Understand the risks in severe weather, and actions to stay safe.
Identify ways to keep the home and body warm.
Understand hypothermia and how to treat it.

delivery styles

This course can help you to reduce risks improve care help others ...

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