Care recipient (cr) with poor vision has several falls in the bathroom while making nighttime trips to use the toilet

Try: #put a lamp or light switch within easy reach of the cr’s bed #make sure there is easily-reached good lighting along the route to the bathroom #place a nightlight next to the switch in the bathroom #place toilet side rails on toilet #cut long strips of reflective tape and attach them to the top and sides of the toilet handrails

Materials: Nightlights roll of light reflective tape toilet side rails from pharmacy or medical supply store

Categories: Medical Physical, Personal, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, No Supervision, Some Supervision, Vision, So-So Vision, Cognitive Awareness, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

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

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