Falls Prevention

It seems like common sense — everybody falls, no matter what age. However, for many older adults, an unexpected fall can result in a serious and costly injury. The good news is that most falls can be prevented. Aside from helping to prevent the people, we are caring for from getting injured, the statistics around slip and fall accidents are significant and growing each year. With Canada’s aging population, that number will surely grow. As the caregiver, you have the power to reduce your loved one’s risk of falling. Learn how to prevent slips and falls in the home with these simple tips.