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Safety in the home

Anyone can have an accident in their own home. The risks increase if you have trouble moving around, or if you're not as good at remembering things as you used to be.

You may be more prone to tripping or falling, leaving things such as fires and cookers on when they don't need to be, or leaving objects lying around in dangerous places. And you may be more vulnerable to dishonest people trying to take advantage of you.

Thankfully, there are plenty of preventative measures you can take to make sure you stay as safe as possible in your home.

This section of our website will help to make you more aware of the different safety risks around your home, and more aware of how to prevent accidents or crimes from happening to you.

Please select one of the five options from the menu on the left for more information on how you can keep you and your family safe at home. 

For advice and information on obtaining help if you fall, both in the home and when out in the community, visit AskSARA.
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