Our friends at the West Midlands Fire Service want us to keep safe.

Read this essential fire safety guidance for carers and those working with people with additional support needs.

What  do emollient creams, air flow mattresses and incontinence pads have in common? They are all items used to help people with decreased mobility feel more comfortable in bed – but did you know that they may also be fire hazards? Adults with care and support needs may be at an increased risk of fire. It is essential that fire safety is included in any care plan. If you’re a carer or involved with providing care for a loved one, these guidelines will help you fully understand how best to reduce any risk.

Get the guidelines HERE.