Care recipient (cr) often trips over his pet because he cannot see the animal very well

Try: Be aware that a small pet that blends in with the floor or lies in walkways may be a hazard try putting a brightly colored vest or harness on the pet try putting a bell color on the pet

Materials: Bright colored pet vest or harness bell color

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Vision, So-So Vision, Poor Vision, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware

Information: As a precaution should he or she become lost keep extra photos on hand

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

Keywords: Pets vision eyesight seeing depth perception home safety

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

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