Home Instead Blog

Home Instead Senior Care’s Fall Prevention Checklist
Mar 11, 2013

Q: Are pathways and footpaths outside the home even and free from cracks?

Q: Are the walkways free from clutter?

Q: Are rugs and carpets secured with non-skid tape?

Q: Are non-skid mats placed in the bath tub?

Q: Are there handrails or grab bars installed beside the stairs or in the bathroom next to the toilet and bath?

Q: Is the kitchen floor free from liquid, grease or any other slippery substance?

Q: Have wheels been removed from all items of furniture?

Q: Do you use a nightlight to keep the bedroom lit at night time?

Q: Do you have light switches placed at each end of the stairway?

Q: Are steps visible?