Burns

Burns

Burns – and the elderly.   Older people are at the highest risk for fatal injuries from burns and scalds. In fact up to five times greater than the population as a whole. Factors contributing to this high risk include: impaired vision, decreased co-ordination,...
Why Learn First Aid?

Why Learn First Aid?

As we get older our physiology changes and we often develop additional medical conditions. These conditions and the medicine taken to manage them can alter the way our bodies react to injury. Understanding this is key to managing a first aid emergency in an older...