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Essential Tips on Home Safety for Seniors

June 23, 2017 | Blog

As we age, it is important that we make appropriate changes to our home to create a safe, hazard-free environment. Sometimes, however, we may not realize that certain things may possibly lead to accidents. That is why Spring Hills offers Home Care Wellness Programs, which include assessment of homes for optimal safety. To support seniors and their families in maintaining a senior-friendly living environment, we’ve put together a handy checklist of items to ensure optimal safety of any living space.

Elderly Home Safety Checklist for Seniors and Caregivers

There are many things to assess in terms of home safety for elderly adults:

Generally…

In the Bathroom…

In the Kitchen…

Take Advantage of Spring Hills Home Assessments for Wellness

Every home is different. There may be hidden hazards that are not obvious. As part of the Spring Hills home assessment program, an experienced caregiver can assess your home for safety, as well as make suggestions to prevent falls at home and recommend helpful home modifications where appropriate. The goal of the program is to ensure that seniors’ residences promote health, happiness, and independence.

Contact Spring Hills to ask about getting your home assessed for safety and locate a community near you to discover the various programs offered!

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