How to support somebody living with dementia in hot weather

Dehydration is a common challenge for older people, especially those living with dementia.

For many people, a heatwave is a chance to enjoy the hot weather in gardens, parks and outdoor spaces. But the heat can also cause discomfort and a risk of dehydration. If you have a loved one living with dementia, take note of these ways (opens new window) to support them when the temperatures soar.