With temperatures likely to reach the highest ever recorded in Britain, please look after those most vulnerable in your lives. Children, the elderly and those with long term health conditions may need help keeping cool and hydrated in hot weather.
Help them avoid heat related illness by:
💦checking they stay hydrated with plenty of fluids
🥵helping to provide a cool living space
🤸encouraging them to avoid strenuous or extreme activities
☀️ keeping them out of the sun at peak times
🕶 providing a sunhat, sunglasses and applying plenty of sun-cream when outside
If you or someone else feels unwell with a high temperature during hot weather, it may be heat exhaustion or heatstroke. Find out about the signs of heat exhaustion and heatstroke, and when to get help