caregiver (cg) for a Care recipient (cr) needs to be aware of safety risks so that steps can be taken to minimize them

Try: Water safety the cr could drown during a seizure that occurs in water use the buddy system for swimming make sure the cr takes showers instead of baths burn safety if the cr has uncontrolled seizures be very careful around heat or flames the cr should not smoke if the seizures are frequent heights if the seizures are not in control then the cr should not use ladders or be unprotected in high places equipment and power tools the cr should not use dangerous equipment or power tools unless there is constant supervision

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Categories: Medical Physical

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References: Epilepsy com

Keywords: Epilepsy seizure safety

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

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