Fall Prevention Planning

choosing a wheelchair ramp / fall prevention planning

Fall prevention planning may take some effort. But it’s worth it.  Today, make some time to use the checklist in this downloadable brochure on safety to check for fall hazards around your home.

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Prevent Falls at Home

Prevent Falls at Home -impossible stairs

Two Steps to Prevent Falls at Home You’ve probably heard the expression, “Once burned, twice shy.” It means that once you’ve had a bad experience, you’re not likely to expose yourself to a risk again. That expression very well states what happens to a person….

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Doorway Hazards

Rubber Threshold Ramp

An entrance which is problem-free makes returning home after an outing easier and safer for everyone. If getting out the door or in the door is a hassle for you, then a little planning and problem-solving is in order.

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Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention

No one plans to fall; it just happens.  Falls are serious, particularly for frail, elderly persons, but can mean a serious injury at any age. Learn more about it. >

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At Your Front Door

Stairs are trouble for disabled.

Thresholds can be troublesome to cane, walker, and wheelchair users. If you have a threshold at any door over ¾ inch to 6 inches in height, a threshold ramp would be a good solution for that doorway.

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Ambulation Gait Belt

Using an Ambulation Gait Belt

Gait belts are needed to assist people with mobility or balance issues. They allow physical therapists or other helpers to have a way to hold and assist without grabbing the patient’s arm. This article will reveal proper use.

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In and Out of Bed Safely

turning a patient - in and out of bed safely

Help a Senior In and Out of Bed Safely Getting in and out of bed safely is one of those things you never really think about. You just climb into bed, go to sleep, and wake up rested. But, as we age our body starts….

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Kitchen Safety

kitchen safety

Kitchens can be a very busy place in the home. Special considerations should be given to its safe use and functionality. This article will help with a check list of potential issues.

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Doorway Hazard Solutions

Find solutions for the fall hazards in and around your home, especially around the entrance and exit doorways where Fall Prevention is often most needed.

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