Care recipient (cr) paces a lot and has fallen on occasion

Try: Make sure floors provide good traction for walking or pacing use nonskid floor wax or leave floors unpolished secure all rug edges eliminate throw rugs install nonskid strips cr should wear nonskid shoes or sneakers

Materials: Nonskid floor wax nonskid strips nonskid shoes or sneakers

Categories: Sage, Topic, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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References: home safety for people with alzheimer alzheimer’s disease by u s department of health and human services 2010 available at

Keywords: Pacing falls home safety floors rugs

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

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