1- Don’t make your visits routine. Visit at various times of the day. Got an early start prior to work, can’t sleep or on the run--- pop in and visit even if it’s a short stay.
2- Wears Glasses? Are they on, accessible for reach and clean?
3- Wears Dentures? Are they in their mouth, removed at night for deep cleaning, gums/tongue cleansed? Own teeth, brushed? Properly Fitted?
4- Nails cleaned and trimmed? Or is there food and dirt…Continue
Posted on April 1, 2013 at 6:54pm
Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. Falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death. Fortunately, falls are a public health problem that is largely preventable.
Here are some Elderly Fall Statistics:
Posted on June 20, 2012 at 10:42am — 1 Comment