Cold Home

 

Cold weather can affect your health. Find out how you can keep yourself well and your home warm during winter.

A useful guide can be found at:
https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/keep-warm-keep-well/ 

If you have a cold home, this can lead to damp, which can be really hard to deal with, especially during the winter months and may trigger conditions such as asthma.

Advice on dealing with a cold or damp home can be found at:
https://www.bathnes.gov.uk/services/housing/improvements-and-repairs/problems-damp-and-cold-homes

If you need support dealing with a landlord you can contact the B&NES Housing Safety Improvement Team who can help with safety issues including disrepair and damp: 01225 396444

For further information for over 65’s, low income families or people living with a disability see: Keep Warm Keep Well leaflet – updated 2019

B&NES Energy at Home service can help with advice on a range of home energy topics, including offering grants to those living in fuel poverty: https://www.energyathome.org.uk/