Safety for the Care recipient (cr) when outdoors

Try: If there is a swimming pool with a removable ladder make sure the ladder is removed when cr is outdoors if the pool has steps and a deck place a gate at the bottom and the top of the steps make sure outdoor area is well lit if cr is outdoors in the evening remove decorative stones and flowerpots from edges of walkways to cr won’t trip or stumble if they stray off the edge of the walkway there should be railings on all porches and decks and steps of porches or decks should have non-skid tape on the step and reflective paint or tape on the edges of the steps remove clotheslines from areas where cr could walk disconnect fuel supply from grill when grill is not in use have locking lids on garbage or recycling containers

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

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