Changes due to dementia or vision loss can affect how stairs are seen

Try: Paint the vertical part of the stair a contrasting color you can also do this with a contrasting carpet color this will help the care recipient see each stair instead of a wall you could also use colored tape but be sure it’s a color that provides high contrast to the stairs and make sure it sticks securely to the floor

Materials: Colored paint carpet colored tape

Categories: Falls & Balance, Housekeeping Home Maintenance, Safety, So-So Vision, Poor Vision, Somewhat Aware

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

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