Caring for Older People in Warmer Weather
These resources are for providers of residential aged care, home care and the Commonwealth Home Support Programme. They are checklists to help people working in aged care to prepare for and manage services during a heatwave.
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Extreme heat is a high-risk time for emergencies in aged care settings.
Service providers need to be particularly aware of the severe hazards associated with extreme heat events.
Use these checklists to prepare for extreme weather events in aged care.