It's July, and it's HOT outside!! Did you know that in an average year, at least 200 people die from heat-related illnesses in the United States alone? A majority of these people are elderly. As people age, their ability to sense heat lessens making the high heat and humidity levels life-threatening.
As a CNA, it is your responsibility to meet the various needs of your clients. Do you know all the things you can do as a nursing assistant to keep your clients cool during the summer months?
To learn more about heat-related illnesses and how you can protect your clients, click here to check out our new inservice: "Summer Safety Tips".
Plus, check back with us for more upcoming additions!