Care recipient (cr) has low vision and has fallen several times in the home dues to floor surfaces

Try: Repair or replace torn carpet because a foot cane or walker can easily get caught remove area carpets or throw rugs when rugs or carpeting cannot be eliminated place non-skid padding under rugs or secure to floor with double-sided tape use only matte non-shiny finishes on the floor remove doorsills whenever possible or paint them in a contrasting color

Materials: Non-skid rug carpet padding double sided tape matte non-shiny floor finish paint

Categories: Maintenance, Medical Physical, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, So-So Vision, Poor Vision, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

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References: Adapted from the internet website www environmentalgeriatrics com household tips for people with low vision by rosemary bakker cornell university

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

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