Do you know the main signs of dehydration? Are these just the physical signs?
It’s important as we move into the summer months to stay hydrated. Not drinking enough fluids or losing more fluids than you are taking into your body can lead to dehydration, the severity of which will be dependent upon several factors including the current climate conditions.
To help your staff support service users who may need to rehydrate during the hot weather, take a look at the QCS Rehydration Poster today. The poster clearly highlights the main physical, mental and emotional signs of dehydration which staff should look out for, as well as more serious signs. It also includes some useful tips on keeping service users hydrated.
Share this poster with your team today and evidence how your service is being proactive in providing safe care and treatment.
The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014