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Winter Warmth Toolkit

Planning and preparing is essential to keep our communities safe and well. This website will provide you with information, statistics and communication resources to help your organisation ensure that vulnerable people stay safe, well and warm during the winter. To access these free resources, log in or create an account. Please click here to view the […]

Better Outpatient Services for Older People (BOSOP)

We undertook a design-led service improvement project that involved older people using a Medical Outpatient service, and the service’s staff. Resulting service improvements include: • re-designed appointment letters • re-design of Medical Outpatient’s main reception • way-finding policy changes at host trust. Please click here to view the full BITE.

KWILLT – Keeping Warm In Later Life website

This website presents independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) under its Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) Programme (Grant Reference Number PB-PG-0408-16041). The views expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health. Please click here to view the KWILLT […]

KWILLT – Winter Warmth England

Three videos which are based on vulnerable older people who have been identified as being at risk of being cold for different reasons. Each video is based on a ‘segment’ of older people in society and contains a combination of factors which influence them in keeping warm. The 3 videos are not real people but […]

Keeping Warm In Later Life (KWILLT)

On average there are 25,100 excess winter deaths every year in England, the majority occurring in those over 65. A Rotherham partnership of NHS, Local Authority, voluntary sector and charitable organisations collaborated on KWILLT to identify the factors that influence older vulnerable people in keeping warm and well in winter. The findings indicated that knowledge and awareness of safe temperatures and how to use heating […]