Caring safely at home: Preventing falls

Making simple changes to the home and encouraging simple exercises can help prevent the risk of falls.

These videos are designed for unpaid carers (those caring for friends or family at home). They give you and the person you care for practical and relevant information to support you day to day.

Click to play the following videos to find out more.

This section covers:

Thinking about the individual

Every person is different, so this video shows you how to plan to prevent falls for the specific needs of the person you are looking after.

Creating the right environment

When assessing the risks of falls in your home, you may look for more obvious trip hazards such as loose wires. There are more things to look out for, which this video aims to shed light on.

What else can help?