Safety on the stairs for the elderly and people with dementia

We have previously blogged about the importance of ensuring an elderly loved-one’s home is as safe as possible for them to move around in and how their home should be kitted out with smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms. One of the biggest dangers in a house is steps and the staircase if the property […]

Making an elderly person’s home safe from carbon monoxide poisoning

We recently blogged about the importance of smoke alarms in the home, especially for the elderly, but there is another type of alarm we should also have in place – a carbon monoxide alarm. Carbon monoxide is produced by the incomplete burning of fuels such as coal, wood, charcoal, oil, kerosene, propane and natural gas. […]