Monday, 1 August 2011

Home safety assessment for Senior citizens

With old age, a person looses the ability to cope up with difficult surroundings. They become weak and dependent. The one thing that they should be always accompanied with is ‘safety’. As most of the accidents occur in their home itself, a thorough planning about the home safety of an elder person should be done to avoid certain unfortunate events. 

Sample assessments like these home safety assessments are done to provide full security and comfort to old people so that they can easily carry out their daily chores without much difficulty.  Home safety assessment programs attempt to transform the living environments in home and other public and private places. To facilitate this process, these assessment programs have come up with several handy accessibility products for the kitchen and bathrooms. 

A bathroom is perhaps the most vulnerable area where there are lots of chances for an old person to slip down leading to disastrous results. Curbless accessible showers and grab bars are some of the equipments which help a person during their bath. In kitchens, the counters, slabs, and sinks are arranged in a very easy to use manner. These products are easy to use and enable a person to be safe while using it.

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