The risk of respiratory problems, stroke, flu, heart events and hypothermia are increased during the cold months for care home residents. It is known that there is a sharp increase in winter cold related deaths as a result. Therefore, it is important to maintain a safe care home temperature both inside and out. View seven economical tips to ensure your residents are warm, healthy and comfortable this winter:
On Saturday 27 November, Boris Johnson announced the tightening of COVID-19 restrictions in England due to concerns over the new coronavirus strain, Omicron - including tougher restrictions on travel and mandatory face coverings on public transport and in shops.