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FREE 1 day Training for Front Line Staff - Stay Warm, Stay Well - Fuel Poverty and Energy Awareness Training.

1 December 2017

Free one day training for front line staff who look after the health, wellbeing and social welfare of vulnerable clients.

Raising awareness of the impact of fuel poverty and cold homes on people's health. Working towards affordable warmth for all.

Course Aims
 To improve understanding of domestic energy efficiency and the impact of fuel poverty on vulnerable, low income households
 To raise awareness of schemes/grants and other support mechanisms for energy efficiency improvements, creating an effective means for linking those in need with the help that's available

By the end of the session you will be able to:
 Understand the causes and effects of fuel poverty
 Identify those at risk of ill-health through living in cold, damp homes
 Raise awareness of schemes/grants and assistance available to improve energy efficiency
 Signpost to appropriate agencies and organisations

Course Outline
 Introduction to EAS and the Stay Warm, Stay Well project
 Fuel poverty - causes and effects
 Cold damp homes and health impacts
 Condensation dampness
 Energy efficiency
 Heat loss in the home
 Paying for fuel and fuel debt issues
 Sourcing help and effective signposting
 Tariffs and switching

Edinburgh dates;
17 November 2017 and 4 December 2017.
For a full list of Scottish venues and dates please see the flyer below.

All enquires to rose-ann.porteous@eas.org.uk or 0141 226 306