Preparing for winter: An older person’s guide (Nov)
10:00 - 12:30
Winter is coming…! As an older person or as a carer looking after someone older are you prepared for winter in your home? VOCAL is teaming up with Carers Scotland to give information and tips such as using SMART meters.
Duration: 1 week
Who is this course for?
This course is aimed carers or a carer looking after someone who is over 65 and with little internet access.
Every home in Scotland will be offered a SMART meter by their energy supplier, free of charge, between now and 2020, replacing old gas and electricity meters so Patricia Clarke from Carers Scotland will raise awareness of and promote the advantages of smart meters to carers. The session will also focus on other helpful advice and tips for preparing for the winter months.
What carers will get from this course
Advice and information on how to prepare for the roll out of SMART meters and the forthcoming winter months.