How To Keep Safe Over Winter | Willowstone Care

Here we have an infographic on how you and your loved ones can stay safe over these winter months.


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Winter Safety Tips For Seniors

  • Make sure you get a yearly GP check and Flu Jab
  • Have enough stock of your regular medication
  • Keep warm and do not go out in the ice/snow – if you need to go out then enlist the help of a family member or friend
  • Try and see friends and family to prevent feelings of isolation
  • Seek help if required, especially if you care for someone at home, you may also be eligible for funding to help with homecare costs
  • Keep your home safe with security measures and use smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Eat a well-varied diet and make sure a stock of food in the house
  • Keep fit and active by exercising and making use of free community classes
  • Plan ahead and make sure your affairs are in order and speak to a solicitor to make sure your wishes are carried out
  • Dress warmly and be prepared for power outages