How to adapt your home to prevent falls

This week is Falls Awareness Week (17th – 21st June 2013) and according to Age UK, a third of over 65s will fall every year. With this in mind, we’ve taken a look at what changes could be made around the home in order to reduce this number and make the home a safer place to spend the later years. Grab rails With the aim of giving a helping hand when you need it, a grab rail in areas you’re at high risk of falling can help give you the boost and support when you need it the most, including…

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Review of the Prima Bath Step

This simple yet attractive Prima bath step has been designed to make getting in and out of the bath far easier. The Prima bath step has a unique modular system which can be used as an individual step or can be linked together to create multiple steps. Additional packs can be bought separately, helping to adapt the bath step in each individual person’s requirements. Features include: Coloured pads that provide a better grip for the user when wet The step has been designed with soft feet which reduces the risk of slippage It is a modular designed, meaning it requires…

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