Older people, in particular those that live alone, are especially susceptible to winter illnesses, yet it can be sometimes difficult for those at risk to admit that they need help. All too often elderly people end up being treated in hospital for long periods, with symptoms that might not have been so serious and could have been managed effectively at home, if they had only sought help sooner.
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A fun and interactive roadshow is touring Birmingham and Solihull to give residents a better chance to ‘Stay Well’ this winter.
NHS Birmingham CrossCity, NHS Birmingham South Central and NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are running the winter roadshows as part of the national NHS ‘Stay Well’ campaign.
The roadshow events, which take place during November and December, visit popular locations across Birmingham and Solihull to offer advice to local residents on how to prepare for winter.