Removing potential hazards and modifying your bedroom can significantly reduce your risk of injury at home. Here’s some ways you can make your bedroom age-proof!
Fantastic! You’ve decided to Age in Place. Now, it’s time to get your home into shape with some home modifications.
Earlier this month, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety revealed that 80 per cent of Australian seniors aged over 70 “have a strong preference to stay living in their own home should they ever need support". With this in mind, it’s no surprise why many Australian seniors have decided to Age in Place.
For people aged over 65, falls are the leading cause of hospitalised injury in Australia, with these figures only rising. In fact, tripping on household objects, including steps and stairs is the second largest proportion of these cases.