Winter weather preparation for someone with dementia

With snow and icy winter weather on the way, it’s important that your loved one with dementia is kept safe and warm. Here’s where to start…

Cranking up the central heating and putting on an extra layer are all part and parcel of dealing with wintry weather. But for someone with dementia, these sort of actions don’t always come naturally. For example, they may struggle with their heating system or even forget how to operate it. Meanwhile, their dressing habits could also be affected – either by a loss of mobility or an inability to work out what clothing might be suitable.

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