Care recipient (cr) is unable to find light switch when walking into his or her dark bedroom and fears possible tripping and falling

Try: Place the 3m wall hook directly underneath the light switch in the cr’s bedroom connect string from the wall hook to the door knob at the entrance to the bedroom when entering the bedroom the cr can undo the string from the knob and follow it to the light switch when leaving the bedroom the cr can simply walk with the string out of the room and re-connect it to the door knob demonstrate how this works to the cr and then allow the cr to practice doing it while you watch provide coaching and encouragement to the cr as needed

Materials: String 3m wall hook

Categories: Medical Physical, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

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Keywords: Home safety fall hazard fall prevention dark room

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

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