Care recipient (cr) uses extra lighting and trips on the electrical cords

Try: Avoid using extension cords if possible by placing lamps and appliances close to electrical outlets tack extension cords to the baseboards of a room to avoid tripping cover unused electrical outlets with childproof plugs

Materials: Floor tacks child proof plugs

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Vision, So-So Vision, Poor Vision

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

Keywords: Tripping stumbles falls fell lamps lighting floor home safety

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

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