Heat-Ready: Adapting Aged Care Facilities to prevent premature death in elderly Australians

Short Summary of Resource
This report presents the results of the Heat-Ready Study conducted in NSW, Queensland and South Australia and discusses the similarities and differences between states.
Detailed description of the resource
This report captures information on the current knowledge, policy status, preparedness and adaptive capacity to heatwaves in staff who work in ACFs in NSW, QLD and SA; chosen because of their differing climates, experience of extreme heat events and variation in level of heatwave preparedness
CLIMATE AND WEATHER Extreme weather events, CLIMATE AND WEATHER Adaptation
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Sector reports
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Relevant Sector
Human health and well-being
Geographical Scope
Relevant LG Functional Area
Workplace health and safety
Council Type
ALL council types
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Relevant Governance Indicator
Climate risk management