6 Steps to Reducing the Risk of fall
Here are six steps you can take today to help you are older loved one reduce their risk of a fall:
Increase lighting throughout the house, especially at the top and bottom of stairs. Ensure that lighting is readily available when getting up in the middle of the night.
Make sure there are two secure rails on all stairs.
Install grabs bars in the tub/shower and near the toilet. Make sure they’re installed where your older loved one would use them. For even greater safety, consider using a shower chair and hand-held shower.