#30days30waysuk – Prepared Pets

Our pets, no matter how small, large, fluffy or scaly are a huge part of our lives.  Emergencies happen without warning and all too often our beloved pets can get forgotten when we start planning for the worst. As different animals have different needs, it’s useful to think about what you would do with your […]

#30days30waysuk – prepared kids

Children can find it difficult to understand what an emergency situation is and what to do if they are faced with one. There are some simple things you can do:   involve them in your planning at home teach them how and when to call 999 Let them plan an escape route for home There […]

#30days30waysuk – Kindness

In a World where you cab be anything; be kind. It can have a big impact on people’s feelings & positivity and is often the simple things that make the difference.  Stuck for ideas? The Mental Health Foundation have produced 50 random acts of kindness to get you started, check them out here: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/sites/default/files/50-random-acts-of-kindness.pdf

#30days30waysuk – Household Emergency Preparedness

Emergencies can happen, there are some simple things you can do such as: Prepare a household emergency plan. It doesn’t have to be complicated, just ask yourself ‘what if’ and find the answers, think about important contacts, people and escape routes. If you had to leave your home quickly, with no idea of when you […]

#30days30waysuk – safe escape

You don’t know when, or even if, a fire will break out in your home, but you can take steps now.  Working smoke alarms will warn you of a fire but remember: you’ll only hear them bleep if they’re nearby, fit one on every flood they need to be tested once a week you should […]

#30days30waysuk – Give Blood

Giving blood saves lives and is a lifeline for people needing emergency treatment.  Over 6,000 blood donations are needed every day to treat patients across England. Most people between the age of 17 and 65 can give blood!  The criteria are as follows: Are aged between 17 and 65 Are fit and healthy Weigh over […]

#30days30waysuk – Medicine Cabinet

Do you have a medicine cabinet or first aid box at home? At your work place? Perhaps in your car?  When was the last time you checked it? Having a well-stocked medicine cabinet will help you deal with most minor health problems and illnesses at home, here’s a few worth stocking up on: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/your-medicine-cabinet/.  Be […]

#30days30waysuk – First Aid

Did you know only 1 in 20 adults know what to do in a first aid emergency? Together, we can change this. First aid is quick to learn and knowing just a few simple things could help you save someone’s life! You never know when an emergency may occur and first aid skills are required. […]

#30days30waysuk – Flood Repair

Checked your flood risk? Great! You can never eliminate the risk of flooding entirely, the National Flood Forum has some advice on how to protect your property. If your home or property has been identified as being at flood risk there are some things you can do: Understand the level of risk. The Environment Agency […]

#30days30waysuk – Flood Aware

Be flood aware and check whether your property is at risk of flooding: http://bit.ly/checkFloodRiskEngland You could be impacted by tidal, river or surface water flooding. For more information on what to do during and after a flood, visit the Environment Agency website: https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/what-to-do-in-a-flood