Staying Warm & Safe

Dementia Friendly Parishes around the Yealm
working in partnership with
Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service

All people over 65 are entitled to a free home visit
The visit covers

  • checking smoke alarms are set up correctly
  • making a fire escape plan
  • using electricity safely
  • cooking safely
  • keeping children safe from fire

identifying and discussing any further support, including fitting
specialist fire safety equipment where required
Email or call 07450 206312 to book

Tips to help stay warm and safe:

  • Have a hot meal each day and lots of warm drinks
  • Wear several thin layers of clothing
  • Keep doors and windows closed
  • Keep a rechargeable torch or camping lantern next to the bed
    and where you sit
  • Wear toasty socks
  • Invest in a heated electric throw. These can be used both in bed and while sitting