Preventing Falls At Home

Installing handle bars next to toilets and bathtubs or showers and using nonslip mats are useful tips for preventing falls at home, especially for older people.

Dr. Manuel Torres, Primary Care Physician at Baptist Health South Florida, says if going from a sitting position to a standing position when you need to use the toilet and that is a challenge for you, because of a knee injury, hip injury or back injury, those are things that have to be considered and improved to help you.

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