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?