Care recipient (cr) has to go up and down the stairs to do the laundry

Try: If possible make it easier on cr by changing the location of the laundry facility in the house to somewhere more accessible install handrails on both sides of the stairs make sure that the handrails are tightly fixed to the wall check tightness of handrails regularly make sure stairs are free of clutter and swept or vacuumed often

Materials: Handrails

Categories: Sage, Topic, Maintenance, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Vision, So-So Vision, Poor Vision

Information: n/a

References: guide to in-home senior safety by home watch care givers available at www homewatchcaregivers com

Keywords: Laundry stairs folding clothes falls home safety

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

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