Care recipient (cr) has low vision and is having trouble seeing stairs

Try: Install a handrail painted a different color than the background wall on both sides of the stairs mark the edges of steps with a 1 – 2 inch strip of bright paint or reflective tape especially the bottom step where many falls occur to help locate the bottom step place a strip of velcro at the end of the handrail

Materials: Handrails bright colored paint reflective tape velcro strips with an adhesive backing

Categories: Medical Physical, So-So Vision, Poor Vision

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References: Adapted from the internet website www environmentalfgeriatrics 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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