Fire Safety in Aged Care Facilities

Fire Safety in Aged Care Facilities

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According to statistics, adults over 65 years of age are most at risk of injury due to fire; they represent 31% of all fatalities.  Physical limitations, cognitive disorders, vision and hearing problems increase the likelihood of unintentional injuries and in more extreme cases, the loss of life.

According to statistics, adults over 65 years of age are most at risk of injury due to fire; they represent 31% of all fatalities. Physical limitations, cognitive disorders, vision and hearing problems increase the likelihood of unintentional injuries and in more extreme cases, the loss of life.

In this article we cover:

  • The importance of staff training
  • Tips for Fire Safety
  • Fire Facts & Trivia for discussion

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