Care recipient (cr) has too many things plugged in and electrical cords may cause cr to trip or fall

Try: Move extension cords out of the way either behind furniture or run cords along the walls use electrical tape to tape cords down if the outlet is over-loaded switch to a surge protector this will help prevent fires or power outages

Materials: Electrical tape surge protectors

Categories: Sage, Topic, Maintenance

Information: n/a

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

Keywords: Extension cords electric cords cords home safety fire safety

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

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