Learning Intention: To equip you with the knowledge to avoid and treat blisters.
Success Criteria: By the end of this session everyone should be able to: Describe what steps to take to avoid and treat blisters when walking. Some of you may be able to: Apply zinc oxide tape to hot-spots.
Activities: 1.Brainstorm/Powerpoint: - What causes blisters? - What can you do to avoid them? - How should you treat them? 2. Practical - Zinc Oxide tape - Blister pads
Try out your boots (and socks) before a long walk If boots are loose, tighten laces or wear additional socks If boots are too tight, get bigger ones Apply Zinc Oxide tape to known hot-spots beforehand