Care recipient (cr) falls a lot in his her home

Try: Avoid clutter recycle newspapers and magazines keep areas where people walk free of furniture keep plastic bags out of reach limit knickknacks and other decorative objects trim large plants and remove any plants that might be toxic if eaten mark glass doors windows and furniture place a decal on glass at crs eye level if possible to help him her see glass panes take caution when using fireplaces avoid leaving cr alone with an open fire in the fireplace

Materials: Window decals

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Independence, No Supervision, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Vision, So-So Vision, Poor Vision

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References: Adapted from www mayoclinic comhome safety tips preparing for alzheimer alzheimer’s caregiving by staff writer 2011

Keywords: Living room falls falling home safety

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

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