fall safety

what to avoid and what to do if you fall.

Tips to avoid falls

  • Keep floors clean and clutter free.
  • clean and sweep floors.
  • Avoid long clothes.
  • Use a step stool or ladder instead of a chair.
  • keep your eyes peeled.
The video below also has someful information to prevent you from tripping and falling, and most hazards are in plain sight.

First aid when someone falls

Don't move a person with broken bones unless necessary.

Call for medical help if head aches, dizziness, vomiting, or speech impairment resulting from a head injury.

put ice on sprains and mild bruises.

For more symtops to call for medical assistance go to the link

what to do

Have the person who fell take several deep breathes. Call 911 do not let them get up. call 111 for advice for what to do. If they need urgent help then call for an ambulance or a doctor.
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