Tips on Fall Prevention for the Elderly

Tips on Fall Prevention for the Elderly

 

  • Keep your home well lit and install night lights in case you have to get upElderly People
  • Make sure rugs are securely fastened to prevent a trip hazard
  • Wear shoes with good non slip soles
  • Make sure all electrical cords are away from the area that you walk in
  • Put handrails in the bathroom
  • Try to have handrails on either side of the staircase where possible
  • Exercise daily and incorporate strength training 2-3 times weekly

 

 

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Danielle Gavaghan MISCP 

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