Check For Safety: A Home Fall Prevention Checklist for Older Adults

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Check For Safety: A Home Fall Prevention Checklist for Older Adults

Description

This 15-page checklist will help consumers find and fix hazards in their homes that may result in falls. The checklist asks about hazards found in each room and tells how to fix the problem.

The checklist includes the following sections:

  • Floors in each room
  • Stairs and steps inside and outside of the home
  • Kitchen and eating areas
  • Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
  • Other things you can do to prevent falls
  • Other safety tips

Developer:

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Funding Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

History

Release Date: 1999
Original Summary: May 2005
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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