Nov 10, 2017 by Shannon Meller
When it comes to providing home care for a senior family member or loved one, chances are you have heard a thing or two about fall prevention. This is one of the biggest hot topics in the senior community. However, a shockingly low amount of senior caregivers actually fall-proof their home.
This is something that often gets overlooked, but it also something that is extremely important to the overall safety and wellbeing of any senior living in a home. With this in mind, it is important to make fall prevention part of your home care regimen when looking after a senior loved one. The more you can do to prevent falls from happening in the home, the better off your loved one will be and these are some of the best ways to make sure falls aren’t happening in your home.
Keep these fall prevention tips in mind. It only takes one fall for your loved one to end up in the hospital or seriously hurt. Tips like this may seem rather small, but they can go a long way in helping your loved stay safe in their home while receiving home care.