Care recipient (cr) is having trouble keeping his or her balance

Try: Remove all clutter from the cr’s living area remove rugs and other items that may be tripping hazards if there are linoleum or slick floors in the living area encourage the cr to wear shoes at all times or socks with grips socks with grips are sometimes given to individuals who are admitted to the hospital or have special procedures there if these socks are saved they may come in handy in the future install handrails and grab bars in bathrooms hallways and bedrooms place non-slip mats in showers tubs and other slick surfaces

Materials: Socks with grips handrails and grab bars non-slip mats

Categories: Medical Physical, Personal, Some Supervision, Good Vision, So-So Vision, Fully Aware

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Keywords: Balance cleaning composure stability

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

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