Care recipient has poor balance and needs help making the home safer to prevent falls

Try: Remove all breakable objects from tabletops that can be easily knocked over remove stacks of magazines or newspapers from the floor so they cannot be tripped over lock up all poisonous chemicals and cleaning solutions put washable wall to wall carpet in the bathroom to minimize falls from water on the floor do not rearrange the furniture remove large aquariums place colorful decals on sliding glass doors make sure there are no extension cords lying where they could be tripped over lock fuse boxes remove locks from inside rooms so care recipient can’t get locked in hang bells on outside doors so you can tell when they are opened

Materials: n/a

Categories: Medical Physical

Information: n/a

References: n/a

Keywords: n/a

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *