April 21, 2014
Use this checklist, from Home Instead Senior Care®, to help determine if a senior’s home is safe from hazards that could jeopardize well-being and independence. This checklist explores nine areas rooms of the home, including the bedroom, bathroom, living room, hallway, kitchen, laundry room/basement, garage and front yard.
Download the checklist below to start:
This home safety check is being provided solely for the purpose of raising the recipient’s awareness of any potential home safety issues. It is not intended to address every potential home safety issue present in the recipient’s home before, during or after this home safety check’s administration. Neither the findings of, nor any of the suggestions from, this home safety check are intended to be construed as, and should not be construed as being, health care or safety related advice or instruction. Recipients of this home safety check should always consult with their medical or other health care professionals for any medical diagnosis and treatment, as well as a qualified home inspector or home repair contractor for any recommended and necessary home repairs and safety updates.
Home Instead, Inc. and the members of the Home Instead Senior Care® franchise and master franchise network expressly disclaim any liability with respect to the findings or suggestions of any home safety check, the consequences of any actions taken on the basis of the information provided or omitted from any home safety check’s findings or suggestions, and any accidents, property damages and injuries that occur in the home before, while or after the home safety check is conducted.
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