Safety In The Home

Washing Hands

Preventing the Risk of Infection in the Home

Preventing the Risk of Infection at Home If a family member has an infection, they may risk spreading it to a person who is "at risk." The home and surroundings [...]
Woman laying in Bed with Oxygen Tak-Safety

Oxygen Therapy & Safety Precautions

Oxygen Therapy & Safety Precautions  Suppose you are taking care of someone with a lung disease such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or Congestive Heart Failure (CHF). In that [...]
Smoke Detector Being Checked for Fire Safety

Preventing Fire Hazard in the Home

Preventing a Fire Hazard in the Home  If a fire starts in your home, you will most likely have less than two minutes to escape. Early warning from a smoke [...]

Safety in The Home

The home is commonplace to care for a family member or relative. That is why safety is a significant concern. In the following pages, you will find some essential safety [...]
Woman on the Floor Who Has Fallen

Preventing Falls at Home

Preventing Falls at Home Changes in vision, ability, strength, medication use, and health status can contribute to more falling. Falls are common among older adults and may lead to fractures, [...]