"HOME SAFETY FOR PEOPLE WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE BOOKLET"
Home Safety Booklet for People With Alzheimer's.
The' Alzheimer’s Home Safety Booklet' contains:
- An Alzheimer’s home safety checklist -to help make each room in the home from the bathroom, the laundry room, living room, bedroom, kitchen etc., a safer environment for the person with Alzheimer's.
- Home safety tips for specific impairments associated with Alzheimer’s disease such as wandering, hiding things, hallucinations that can create safety hazards in the home.
- Tips for managing and planning for a natural disaster.
- A list of resources for family caregivers.
The booklet also covers information such as:
-Is It Safe to Leave the Person with Alzheimer’s Disease Alone?
-Home Safety Room by Room
-Home Safety Behavior by Behavior
-Warning Signs of Unsafe Driving
-Who Would Take Care of the Person with Alzheimer’s If Something Happened to You?
Prevention - since it is difficult to predict what a person with Alzheimer’s might do checking home safety of your home will help to minimize accidents.
Adapt the home environment - since it is more effective to change the environment than to change most behaviors making changes to decrease the hazards.
Minimize danger – this can lead to a less restrictive environment where the person with Alzheimer’s disease can experience increased security and more mobility.