Keeping your garden secure

As many of our service users live alone, it’s so important that they feel safe and secure in their own homes. We previously shared our tips on keeping yours or a loved-one’s home secure, but as well as your home, it’s also important to remember to keep outside areas or a garden secure too. Barbecues, […]

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. […]

Stay safe in your own home

Many of our service users live alone and although they have carers popping in on a daily basis, there is a majority of their time when they are at home alone. Older and vulnerable people are more prone to accidents in and around the home, so we have put together a list of top tips […]