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Caregiving: Making a Home Safe

Table of Contents

Topic Overview

You can help protect the person in your care by making the home safe.

Fire and carbon monoxide protection

Safe temperatures

Tips to prevent falls

Extra safety for people with dementia

If you are caring for someone who has dementia, think about making these changes:

Credits for Caregiving: Making a Home Safe

Current as of: September 23, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Teresa L. McGillick RN - Registered Nurse

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