Your home, furnishings and lifestyle all affect your risk of falling in and around the home.
Contact your local health unit to get a copy of the home safety checklist or download a copy here.
Using this checklist, take your time and go through each room. Don’t forget the basement, garage, porch and walkways too. Think about having a family member or friend help you. Together you can spot the risks, make simple improvements and list changes needed to keep you and your family safe from falls. Watch this information video on Risk Factors and How to Decrease Your Risk of Falling.