Winter Planning 2019/2020 – Being ready for winter

All of us living in Norfolk are approaching the coldest months of the year so it is important for us all to be prepared, aim to prevent and protect ourselves and those whom we support from any avoidable ill-effects of winter.  To help Home Support providers in doing this the following list of resources and guidance may be of help.

Carers emergency card – Norfolk county council

https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/care-support-and-health/start-with-social-care/urgent-help/carers-emergency-card

Emergencies

ICE – In case of emergency (for mobile phones)

https://incaseofemergency.org/

UK Power networks

Priority treatment for vulnerable residents for electricity in an emergency

https://www.groundwork.org.uk/projects/support-for-vulnerable-residents-during-a-powercut/

 Cadent gas – Could you get extra support in a gas emergency?

The Priority Services Register (PSR) is free to join. It helps energy companies look after customers who have extra communication, access or safety needs.

https://cadentgas.com/Emergencies-safety/Safeguarding/PSR-registering-myself

Lions message in a bottle regarding someone’s medication.

LIONS MIAB (003) October 2019