• Remove all scatter rugs, repair frayed carpet, tape or tack down loose carpet edges.

  • Arrange furniture to allow adequate space for safe walking between and within all rooms.

  • When using oxygen, do not smoke or use an open flame.

  • Do not overload circuits-unplug appliances when not in use.

  • Wear close fitting sleeves to prevent spills and burns.

  • Clean up spills immediately.

  • Use a step stool or an aid to reach high shelves- do not stand on chairs or stools.

  • Place safety strips or a non-skid mat in bathtub/shower and install grab bars.

  • Keep closet doors and drawers closed to prevent bruises or tripping.

  • Keep walking aids within reach and keep a nightlight on or flashlight within reach of your bed.

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