Click me
Transcript

Fall Prevention Tips

1/3 1/2 1/3 OF ALL PEOPLE OVER OF ALL PEOPLE OVER OF ALL FALLS ARE 65 WILL FALL THIS 80 WILL FALL THIS EASILY AVOIDABLE BY YEAR YEAR TAKING SIMPLE STEPS SS DAY IS LIVING & DINING ROOM FALL AWAO -ARRANGE FURNITURE FOR EASE OF MOVEMENT -REMOVE CASTER WHEELS -USE TV REMOTES AND CORDLESS PHONES NOSVIS THE KITCHEN -KEEP COMMONLY USED ITEMS WITHIN REACH -DON'T USE FLOOR POLISH -KEEP APPLIANCE CORDS OUT OF THE WAY BATHROOM -INSTALL GRAB BAR AND HANDHELD SHOWER HEAD -WASH WITH WALL-MOUNTED SOAP DISPENSER -PURCHASE NON-SLIP MATS OR CARPET -USE RAISED TOILET SEAT STAIRS AND PATHWAYS YOUR STEPI -KEEP FREE OF CLUTTER -SECURE CARPET -INSTALL HANDRAILS -APPLY BRIGHT-COLORED TAPE TO STEPS -HAVE ADEQUATE LIGHTING *TIPS TO STAY STRONG & SAFE * 0000 MILK GET SUFFICIENT VITAMIN D TO ENHANCE TO INCREASE MUSCLE CALCIUM ABSORPTION GET A MEDICAL ALERT SYSTEM EXERCISE REGULARLY EAT AND DRINK SUFFICIENT CALCIUM AND BONE STRENGTH DON'T FORGET MEDICAL CHECK-UPS ESSENTIAL FEATURES OF A PHYSICAL EXAM FROM YOUR DOCTOR MN . VITAL SIGNS NEUROLOGIC VISION MENTAL STATUS MUSCULOSKELETAL HEARING CARDIAC MM PROPRIOCEPTION GAIT & BALANCE SOURCES HTTP://WWW.LEARNNOTTOFALL.COM/CONTENT/FALL-FACTS/HOW-OFTEN,JSP HTTP://WWW.STOPFALLS.ORG/FPWEEK/COALITIONS, SHTML HTTP://WWW.CDC.GOV/HOMEANDRECREATIONALSAFETY/FALLS/PREVENTFALLS.HTML#COMPENDIUM HTTP://WWW.STOPFALLS.ORG/RESOURCES/DOWNLOADABLES/LOW_VISION/FALLS_PETS.PDF HTTP://ECAREGIVER.NET/_BLOG/IN- HOME_CARE_AND_MEDICAL_ALERT_MONITORING_SOLUTIONS/POST/INJURIES_FROM_FALLS_ARE_INCREASING_RESEARCH,_PREVENTION_TIPS _RESOURCES/ HTTP://WWW.ALERT-1.COM/PRODUCTS-PERSONAL-ALERT-BUTTON.ASPX wwW.NSC.ORG wwW.NOF.ORG 2011 MONY NOA 00 FALL PREVENTION TIPS FALLS INVO ST DAY OF T ON THE

Fall Prevention Tips

shared by IGEmp on Mar 27
1,287 views
1 shares
1 comment
From slick floors to overzealous pets, our homes are filled with obstacles that can cause us to fall. The dangers of fall-related injuries are especially high for senior citizens. In fact, one-third o...

Publisher

Alert 1

Source

Unknown. Add a source

Category

Education
Did you work on this visual? Claim credit!

Get a Quote

Embed Code

For hosted site:

Click the code to copy

For wordpress.com:

Click the code to copy
Customize size