Safety

Safety in Your Home

Room-by-room For Fall & Injury Prevention Each room or area of your home should be safe for an adult or child. An older adult may have different safety recommendations than a small child & each has different recommendations but sometimes they have the same. Most of the fall prevention recommendations will be for an older …

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Fire & Smoke Prevention Safety

You can never be too cautious about potential threats of a fire in your home Follow these safety tips to be fire and burn safe!!! Primary prevention is smoke detectors Install an alarm system if you are able to have done & have monitored. Place fire extinguishers in high fire/smoke risk areas of the home:  kitchen, …

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Home Safety for the Elderly

Is your home fall-proof? Get safe…Get the checklist to prevent falls!!! 3 Areas to Check Environment Medications Physical Activity Fact: 1/3 of falls in the elderly involve environmental hazards in the home. Tip: Clutter! Clutter! Clutter! Get it off the floor!!! Fact: people taking multiple medications are at greater risk of falling Tip: your medicine …

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Baby Safety in the Home

NOTHING KEEPS YOUR INFANT OR SMALL CHILD SAFER THAN YOUR WATCH FULL EYE! But, only a split second that you take a phone call, hear a sibling scream in another room, or get involved in an important conversation MAY BE THE INSTANCE THAT YOUR CHILD GETS IN A HARMFUL SITUATION! You can help prevent an …

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Home Safety for Toddlers

Nothing keeps your baby or toddler safer than your watchful eye! But, only a split second that you take a phone call, hear a sibling scream in another room, or get involved in an important conversation may be the instance that your child gets in a harmful situation! Just like an infant or crawling baby …

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Senior Safety: How to Fall

Stopping A Fall & Lessening The Injury From A Fall STopping a fall is not easy sometimes and that is why it is so important to take steps in trying to prevent a fall from ever happening. Sometimes it is impossible to stop a fall.  If you are walking in an area of your home …

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