Care recipient (cr) with low vision has trouble using stairs at home and is hesitant about going up and down them

Try: #look for safety-strip safety-strip reflective or reflective tape in the hardware store #cut a piece of tape the width of the stair peel off the back of the tape and place the tape sticky side down across the width of each stair put a piece of tape on the floor at the bottom of the stairs and at the top of the staircase or steps as well #reflective tape especially in a color that stands out against the background of the steps may help the cr with low vision see the upper and lower ends of the stairs and to pick out each step

Materials: Reflective tape scissors

Categories: Falls & Balance, Housekeeping Home Maintenance, Leisure, Safety

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

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