Few realize that falls are a leading cause of death and injury for those ages 65 and older. That’s why New Wave Home Care offers free fall prevention and home safety checks that include:
Sometimes we forget that seniors can face physical and cognitive dangers that can lead to serious accidents and falls at home. Luckily, nearly all falls can be prevented. That’s why as part of our complimentary in-home safety assessment, we will evaluate and make recommendations for fixing common issues that lead to falls, such as:
We know how great the risk is, which is precisely why our caregivers are trained to safeguard against the risks of falling. From moving poorly-placed items to keeping rooms well lit and helping seniors sit up or get in bed, our caregivers are vigilant about keeping our seniors safely on their feet.