fall prevention in hallways

Walking about

Risk Factors Prevention
  • Poor lighting
  • Obstacles in pathways
  • Sliding throw rugs
  • Upended carpet edges
  • Electrical cords across the hallway floor
  • Handrails absent or handrails that don’t support walking balance
  • Rearrange lights along the walls and out of pathways
  • Remove clutter or furnishings in pathways
  • Remove or secure throw rugs with non-slip backing
  • Provide bright lighting making it easier to avoid obstacles
  • Install handrails for balance support

Other Areas of Fall Prevention

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