Access to stairways can lead to wandering falling or entering places unsafe for people with dementia

Try: If a Care recipient (cr) with dementia is unable to climb steps safely block access to stairs with baby gates place a baby gate at the top of a staircase going down to a cellar or at the bottom of a staircase going up to a second floor buy more than one baby gate to block access to more than one staircase at a time or to avoid having to carry a gate up and down stairs baby gates are sold with toddler supplies

Materials: Baby gates

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Medical Physical, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, Good L T Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, Good S T Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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