Help keep others safe and make sure their home is winter ready!
Older people are statistically proven to be more at risk of fire during the winter months and are more likely to succumb to ailments as a result of the colder weather.
Take a look at the below checklist and tick each of the bullet points off and make sure they stay well this winter.
If you are concerned that a friend, relative or neighbour may have dementia please get in contact with our Community Advice Team.
For carers and professionals who assist vulnerable members of Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire we run the Olive Branch project, a training programme designed to help those in need.
There are several organisations that can offer help and advice. Take a look at the links below to find out more:
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is working to help Staffordshire to become a dementia friendly community.
A dementia-friendly community is a city, town or village where people with dementia are understood, respected and supported and confident they can contribute to community life.
Five things you need to know about dementia:
Further information on dementia and how to become a Dementia Friend can be found on the Alzheimers website.