Care recipient (cr) has balance problems and may fall up down stairs

Try: Make sure stairways have at least one handrail that extends beyond the first and last steps if possible carpet stairways or use safety grip strips put a gate across the stairs

Materials: Handrail carpet or safety grip strips baby gate

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance

Information: n/a

References: home safety for people with alzheimer alzheimer’s disease by u s department of health and human services 2010 available at

Keywords: Balance problems stairs stairway falls home safety

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

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