top of page

Improving resident well-being with a comprehensive guide to hydration

Hydration guide for care homes

We are thrilled to introduce our latest offering, Sip Smart: A Comprehensive Guide to Hydration in Care Homes, a meticulously crafted resource designed to empower caregivers, families, and residents with knowledge, advice and strategies needed to prioritise hydration as an integral element of care.

Why hydration matters

Hydration plays a pivotal role in the lives of those residing in care homes. Dehydration, even in mild forms, can have profound effects on physical health, emotional well-being, and cognitive function. With "Sip Smart," we delve into the science behind hydration, exploring its impact on various aspects of residents' lives and unveiling the intricate interplay between fluid balance and overall wellness.

Guiding you along the way

‘Sip Smart’ guides caregivers through a comprehensive exploration of hydration, from understanding the physiological basis of hydration to addressing common challenges faced in care homes. It also offers practical solutions that promote adequate fluid intake for residents of all needs and backgrounds.

What you can expect

  • The fundamentals of hydration: Uncover the science behind hydration and gain a deep understanding of its effects on the body and mind.

  • Overcoming hydration challenges: Learn how to navigate common hurdles, from addressing cognitive complexities to managing fluid intake for residents with mobility restrictions.

  • Hydration-friendly nutrition: Understand the relationship between nutrition and hydration, and uncover water-rich foods and tailored dietary approaches.

  • Crafting hydration-focused care plans: Discover how to create personalised hydration plans that involve collaboration among care teams, residents, and families.

  • Hydration and exercise: Explore the connection between physical activity, emotional well-being, and hydration, and learn how to create engaging events that promote fluid intake.

  • Hydration and emotional well-being: Unveil the profound impact of hydration on emotional health, and find out how to integrate mindful hydration practices into daily routines.

Hydration care guide

Embarking on a journey of wellness

At Aquarate, we believe that nurturing well-being extends beyond providing physical care – it's a commitment to enhancing the lives of those we serve.

We invite caregivers, families, and all those passionate about care to delve into this comprehensive guide, unlocking the potential of hydration to transform lives within care homes and create a brighter, more vibrant future for residents.


Download the guide now


bottom of page