Healthy Living

Tips for Alzheimer's Patients to be Safe and Warm in the Snowy Weather

Home safety tips during the winter season

Not only do precautions need to be taken outdoors, but caregivers should also be careful indoors as well. There are still a number of ways on how to improve the safety of patients when inside the home. This series of tips are intended for patients who can be left alone at home during the season. 

All radiators and heating pipes should be covered

The poor judgment brought about by the disease can lead to injuries. Therefore, covering the pipes and radiators at home can help the patient be safe from any serious burns. It is also important to set the water heater to the right temperature in order to avoid hot tap water that can cause burns.