index.phpSlips, trips and falls by over 65s are the most common type of accident in the home. Preventing falls is not an easy task. The causes of falls are varied and complex.
But there are a great number of simple and practical things that can be done to reduce the risk.
What you can do:
Age Concern Cymru- offering help and advice on all walks of life including Ageing well
Care and Repair - offer services that ensure older people have homes that are safe, secure and appropriate to their needs. For example, extra handrails on stairs and grab rails in bathrooms
Help the Aged - offer advice and help to older people
Mid and West Wales Fire Service - For a FREE home fire safety check including the provision, and fitting of smoke detectors