Feeling safe in your home

Worried that you might fall in your home? Want some reassurance and tips for keeping safe? This section looks at a range of assistive equipment, services and top tips that can help you feel safer at home

Feeling safe in your home

Worried that you might fall in your home? Want some reassurance and tips for keeping safe? This section looks at a range of assistive equipment, services and top tips that can help you feel safer at home

Avoiding falls

Tips on measures you can take and equipment you can use to avoid falling in your home.

Tips on avoiding falls

Useful tips and ways that you can reduce your chance of falling in the house

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Avoiding falls in the bathroom

Some advice about how to avoid hazards in the bathroom and reduce your chance of falling

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Fall prevention services

Covers what fall prevention services are, how they can help you, and where you can access your local support service

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Grab rails

Explores the things to consider when getting a grab rail for your home, and how you can get one

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Grab rails for outdoors

Discusses what you should consider when thinking of fitting grab rails outside the house, and how you can get them fitted

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Low beds

Covers what low beds are, how they can help you feel safer in bed, and how to get one

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Telecare

This section covers a range of measures to alert family, friends, or emergency services if you have a fall at home.

Bed and chair monitors

Explains what bed and chair monitors are, how they work and why they can make you feel safer at home

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Personal alarms

Looks at the different types of personal alarms, as well as how you can get one

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Activity monitoring systems

Covers what activity monitoring systems are and how they work, as well as how you can get them

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Key safes

Explains what key safes are and how they might be useful to you when used correctly

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Home security & peace

This section covers tips on dealing with nuisance calls and unwanted visits, as well as advice on securing your home against thieves.

Dealing with people who come to your door

Explores who might come to your door and why, as well as polite ways to end a conversation

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Dealing with unwanted calls

Covers who might call you on your home phone and how to deal with the unwanted call

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