How to Fall-Proof Your Home

Steps by Caring Companions to Make Your Home Fall-Proof

If you are caring for elders in Memphis , or are concerned about your own wellbeing at home, this video provides some important tips on how to ensure your home is a safe as possible. Around a third of seniors suffer a fall each year, many of them inside their own homes. c

The video suggests making the bathtub more accessible by creating a bathtub cut-out, to allow seniors to get in and out of the tub more easily. The presenter also recommends placing an additional booster seat onto the toilet, to add height. The seat can contain arm grips for extra security. The presenters advise removing door saddles and other obstacles which people could trip over. Watch the video for more advice on how to fall-proof your home.