Spanish Red Cross teaches workshops on home safety for older persons.

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The workshops were held in homes over Cuevas del Almanzora , Vera y Huércal Overa.

Spanish Red Cross in Vera works in the field of elderly with different activities and projects. The objectives of these actions are promoting active aging and health and safety habits. In this framework, during the last October, Organization gave two workshops and general safety habits at home to prevent possible risks and accidents occurring in the home for the elderly. One was held at the home of the Third Age Cuevas de Almanzora last day 22 October, coinciding with the anniversary of the center. The second workshop was held at the Home for the Elderly of Huercal Overa, last 23 October.

Several examples of how a fire is generated, risks heaters, the proper use of appliances, how to prevent falls in the bathroom and bedroom, were some of the issues discussed.