Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s, District Nurse, Sarah Horsfall is hosting a dedicated talk, Tuesday 29 November, for carers to help them stay well this winter.
Sarah has been a district nurse for 11 years and has a wealth of experience working in the community for over 25 years. She will be offering advice and tips to carers about how to prepare for the cold weather and stay well over the colder months.
Sarah Horsfall, District Nurse at the Care Trust, said: “We know that carers can sometimes neglect their own health needs while caring for a loved one. It’s important for carers to stay well and stay supported. Winter can be seriously bad for our health but there a number of things you can do to keep you and your family well this winter.”
Sarah will be offering advice including what to do if you start to feel unwell and where to go for help, information about the flu vaccine, the importance of keeping warm and how to stay warm indoors and information about getting prescriptions during holiday/Christmas time.
The talk will be held, Tuesday 29 November, 2pm-3pm at the Carers Hub, Horton Park Health Centre (Level 2), 99 Horton Park Ave, BD7 3EG. It is a free talk for carers of people who access any of the Care Trust’s services this includes mental health and community health services.
Sarah added : “Being prepared for the cold weather can help make you less vulnerable to illnesses that are more common in winter I’ll be giving lots of useful advice and tips to help carers and the person their caring for stay well this winter.”
If you would like to attend the event please contact the Care Trust’s Carer’s Hub on 01274 251112 or email Carerhub@bdct.nhs.uk