Belmont, Perth,

First Aid Friday - Dehydration

DehydrationDehydration can happen at any time, even during the cooler months.

This typically occurs while people are out playing sports, but don't hydrate properly. To reduce your chances of dehydration please ensure you drink plenty of water.

If you are with someone who is dehydrated you can help them out by:

1) Take the casualty to a shaded place.

2) Get the casualty to stop any physical activity and sit down.

3) Provide the casualty with Water.

4) If their condition doesn't improve, please seek medical advice.

Don't forget in an emergency situtaion to call triple zero (000) if required.