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Tips to Keep your Loved one Warm
Oct 01, 2013

With the Winter months approaching, a drop in temperatures have surely begone! 
We at Home Instead Senior Care advise that you make sure when caring for a loved one that they are kept Warm.

Tips in Keeping your loved one warm during these cold months :
  • Several layers of light clothes are better than one thick layer.
  • Wear thermal underwear during the winter.
  • Choose clothes made from wool, cotton, or fleecy synthetic fibres that are designed to be light and warm.
  • In very cold weather sleep with warm bedding, warm pyjamas or night dress and wear bed socks and a night cap.
  • In very cold weather, keep a flask with a hot drink by your bed.
  • Coldness can lead to an increase in chest infections including influenza, pneumonia and other health problems.