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Tips on Walking with a Patient

By Heather Brown
February 09, 2015

Walking with patients in nursing home, rehabilitation centers, hospitals or any other home care facility can provide healing to the mind and body.  However, there are a handful of safety tips to keep in mind when walking with your patient. Walking Safety Tips  #1 Walking Wheelchair Patients  Before walking a wheelchair patient, make sure the ...

Prevent Falls in your Adult Family Home

By brian barrick
February 03, 2014

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of reported falls in 2010 was largest among the age group of over 75-year-olds. These figures attest to the fact that every adult family home needs to extra-vigilant to prevent residents from falling as they move around the premises. In 2010, at least 115 ...

The Important Facts Regarding Elderly Fall Prevention

By brian barrick
May 23, 2013

As people grow old, they tend to become weaker, such that they can no longer perform the things they used to do comfortably. Anyone taking care of an elderly adult can attest to the fact that an elderly person can easily fall, causing various injuries on their bodies like hip fracture, breaking a hand or ...