Every Drop Counts

Drink 6-8 times a day and aim for at least eight cups of fluid.

Opt for drinks that don’t iritate the bladder like decaffeinated coffee and tea, herbal teas, milk, water and diluted fruit juice.

Every Drop Counts

How do you like your cuppa?

We all like our brew differently, take the time to ask someone how they like they their cuppa.

Every Drop Counts

Any fluid or food high in water concentration counts to your fluid intake.

Around 80% of water comes from drinks and a further 20% percent is contained in our food.

Water makes up around 60% of your entire body and is vital for staying healthy. Find out about how staying hydrated can help you stay healthy and tips to keep yourself and others hydrated.

The benefits of hydration:

  • Aids with digestion

  • Prevents urinary tract infections

  • Increases wound healing

  • Boosts your general health

  • Improves brain function

  • Maintains a healthy heart

  • Lubricates joints

  • Removes toxins

Hydration campaign video

See how we’re helping to keep people hydrated in acute wards and care homes across Dorset.

Why staying hydrated is important

Why staying hydrated is important in avoiding infections and preventing antibiotic resistance by West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership.

Translations: Urdu, Romanian, Slovak, Czech, Hungarian.

Every Drop Counts

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