To live with independence and confidence, it is vital that older people have a safe environment to live in. One way to improve the quality of life for seniors, is to ensure their beloved home is safe and less prone to accidents. Considering an older persons mobility, health and medical conditions, is important in making relevant adaptations and safety modifications to the home.
Falls are one of the most common injuries amongst seniors, with injuries ranging from minor to severe. With the nights now becoming darker quicker, it is important that you begin to consider some helpful changes.
Burns are also a very common type of injury, that can lead to a major injury. To prevent burns in the home, try:
By making safety changes in the home, this may help an older person enjoy their independence and time in their own home for longer. If you are considering making some home adaptations for someone you know and would like some advice, our staff are always on hand to help you find some solutions for mobility and safety. Why not give your local showroom a call – find all of our contact details here.
Or, our online shop is open 24/7 for you to browse our safety and independence aids. Visit our shop here.