Southport Reporter (R) Bourder
Southport & Mersey Reporter - Mobile

Click on here to go to latest edition's main page.

  Search Edition Archive  

Visit our online shop...

   

Click on to go to our hub website.

Latest Edition   Archive   Shop   Email   Mersey Reporter
Please support our advertiser below...

For more recommended businesses click on here...

Weekly Edition - Publication date:- 2018-20-01

-en Southport & Mersey Reporter

Local News Report  - Mobile Page

 

Older People Living Alone In Southport Urged To Take Care In The Cold Weather

A manager from a care home in Southport is urging older people living alone in the community to take extra care in the cold weather. With temperatures dropping across the country, Christine Hunt, from Anchor's Thomas Henshaw Court has offered advice to older people living by themselves.  She said older people are especially susceptible to the cold but there are steps neighbours and relatives can take to protect them. Christine, whose care home is rated Good by regulator the Care Quality Commission, added:- "Anchor is urging the wider community to keep a close eye on elderly neighbours and their older relatives who may live alone and are more vulnerable in the cold weather. Older people should check room temperatures regularly. Day time room temperatures should be set to a minimum of 21 degrees and 18 degrees at night. We recommend older people have regular hot drinks and eat at least one hot meal a day if possible. Eating regularly helps to keep up energy levels up during winter. And a well nourished body is going to be stronger and therefore more resilient against the cold. Wrap up warm and wear several light layers of warm clothes. Wear footwear with a good grip if you need to go outside on cold days. Take extra care if you go out." For more information on Thomas Henshaw Court, contact:- 0800 731 2020.

 

News Report Page Quick Flick.

Click on here to go to the mobile menu page for this edition. News Report Page Quick Flick
 

Read this page.

Southport Reporter (R) Bourder


  


 

 

 RSS Our Weekly Headlines

 


(+44)  08443 244 195
Calls to this number may be recorded for security, broadcast, training and record keeping.
 

4a Post Office Ave, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 0US, UK

 

Click on to see our Twitter Feed.  Click on to see our Facebook Page.  Click on to follow our LinkedIn Profile. This website is licence to carry news from Vamphire.com and UK Press Photography. 

This is our media complains system...

We are regulated by IMPRESS, the independent monitor for the UK's press.

How to make a complaint
Complaints Policy
Complaints Procedure
Whistle Blowing Policy

 



Southport Reporter® is the
Registered Trade Mark of Patrick Trollope

...