Buyer’s Guide To Falls Prevention

Date Posted:3 May 2021 

How to reduce the risk of falls for older people at home

Slips, trips and falls can happen to anyone. But for older people, experiencing a fall can have serious consequences. Putting in place a strategy to reduce the risk of falls can help to maintain independence at home.

Falls prevention at home can involve a range of steps, involving not only the older person, but also other occupants of the home, carers and occupational therapists. It can mean making changes to the home environment and even adding mobility aids to reduce the risk of falling or minimise harm if a fall does occur.

In this guide, we’ve outlined some of the things to consider when it comes to falls prevention at home.