Adverse Hot Weather
Severe heat is dangerous to everyone. With hotter weather on the increase it is important for care workers to understand and know how to reduce the impact on themselves and those they are supporting.
What are the risks.
Who is at risk.
Heat stroke and heat exhaustion.
Ways to reduce the risks.
Supporting individuals in the heat.
Understand what the risks are.
Identify who is at risk and why.
Identify heat related illnesses and how to spot the signs.
Understand how to prepare for a heatwave.
Know how to support people in a heatwave.