If you are looking after an elderly family member, or if you will be hiring care to help look after him or her, it is important to have a solid understanding of fall prevention. Falls can be very dangerous for older people, and if everyone is educated, they can be minimized and their associated risks reduced. In this video, you will learn all about fall prevention and recovery education information. You will get helpful statistics so that you can gauge how at risk your family member is, what the associated risks are, how to prevent falls, and what to do in the event of a fall.
The most helpful tool available for elders to prevent falls are remotes and buttons that call for assistance. Using these, the elders don’t have to get up at all and will ensure that someone is always helping them. If used correctly, this should eliminate falls almost completely. Physical therapy is also a great way to reduce falls because it will build strength that can help with balance. With these tips, you should be able to better look after your family member and keep them safe.