Extreme heat advice

Extreme heat advice


During very hot weather older people are at increased risk of heat related illness. The information in the brochure will help you to cope during extremely hot weather.

Visit the Tasmanian extreme heat webpage for more information about supporting older people during hot weather.

For health and community service staff and volunteers

Are you prepared for the heat?

If you have a waiting room or area where people gather, consider displaying this poster.

Newsletter articles

If you would like to include information on heat health in your client or carer newsletter, use one of these newsletter articles.

You can also promote heat health in your staff newsletter.

Link to Eating Well pageLink to Being physically active pageLink to Malnutrition Screening pageLink to Online training pageLink to Extreme heat page


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