Adapting your home will allow you to stay independent and decrease the chance of a fall.
You can borrow or buy items like a bath seat for your bathtub or shower, a bar beside your bed, and an emergency medical alert system. An occupational therapist can help you get these and other items.
"I was having a friend come to tea and wanted to use some dishes I kept on a high shelf. When I reached up, I lost my balance and fell. Now my daughter is moving any items I use a lot so I can reach them easily."
Can you spot the hazards?
To learn more about your risk of falling complete the
“Is there a chance you might fall?” checklist.
Current as of: June 30, 2019
Author: Fall Risk Management Program
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