At Carecall, we want to help you stay independent in your own home for as long as possible. Whilst we are available 24/7, every day of the year including Christmas and Bank Holidays, we hope that you'll never need to call us. We've put together a checklist to help you prevent falls in the home.

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Carecall Falls Prevention Checklist 2024

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Accidental falls are common amongst people of all ages, but older people are at a higher risk of falling, especially if they have pre-existing health conditions or take certain medication.
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Preventing falls at home

As we get older the likelihood of falling and becoming unsteady on our feet increases. This can be due to health conditions, such as osteoporosis and arthritis, bone and muscle strength or even some medications.
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The lifesaving benefits of falls monitoring

Accidental falls can have devastating consequences for individuals, especially amongst the elderly, post-surgery patients, and those with chronic conditions. The risk of falls increases with age and weakened physical conditions, making falls monitoring an essential aspect of healthcare.
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The causes of and how to prevent falls in the elderly

Falls amongst the elderly can have profound consequences and can inflict both physical and emotional distress, erode self-confidence and can chip away at the individual's independence.