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Staying cool in a heatwave. Advice for the elderly and vulnerable

Advice on keeping cool in a heatwave

It’s July 2021, and the Met Office has just issued its first new-style alerts for extreme weather – in this case, heat.  While we generally experience some very hot weather in parts of the UK most summers, these new hot weather alerts suggest that we should be extra vigilant, especially for our more vulnerable relatives […]

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How to keep cool in hot weather

Written by Rebecca Lenton You wouldn’t think it possible that your parent could be too hot in British weather yet with the rising temperatures we’ve been experiencing it’s good to be aware of the way heat can affect the elderly and how to help them stay cool. Who is most vulnerable to heat-related illness? If […]

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