Top Tips - Avoiding Falls

TOP TIPS - Episode 3 - Avoiding Falls.

Falls are the leading the cause of injury amongst the elderly.

Today we look into why falls happen and where they often occur followed by our 3 top tips to prevent falls.

Why?

Slippery floors and unsuitable shoes are common causes of falls.

Where?

Most falls occur at the transition from carpets to rugs and when loved ones are hurrying to the bathroom.

Top Tips

  1. Remove rugs

  2. Check carpet edges

  3. Check for well-fitted shoes for carpeted and bathroom areas.


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