Thursday, 9 August 2012

Falls can be prevented!

A few simple steps can prevent many falls

Stay on your feet® – your home safety checklist - by NSW Health looks at safety in and around your home -

The checklist looks at different areas in your home and provides simple and effective suggestions to improve the safety of your home.
The checklist also provides actions for you to take to make sure your home is safe inside and out.
Topics covered are: floor, lighting ,stairs, steps, ladder, bathroom and toilet, kitchen, lounge room, bedroom, clothing , foot wear and walking aids.The aged case work team has seen the benefit of wearing supportive shoes and
checking the type of foot wear you wear!

It’s up to YOU to take steps to prevent a fall.

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