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Safety in the home

Feeling, and being, safe in your home is about taking sensible precautions to reduce the risk of falls, accidents and crime. There are also aids and adaptations that can help you live more safely.

Falls Prevention

The risk of serious injury from a fall increases with age, but fear of falling can also be a major worry for some people. There are some simple steps you can take to reduce the risk of falling at home.

Home Security

Simple precautions and planning ahead will greatly reduce your risk of becoming the victim of burglars or con-men in your home.

Gas Safety

If you have a gas boiler or appliance it's a good idea to have an annual service and safety check.

Fire Safety

You can request a free fire safety check of your home.


Telecare, or assistive technology, is the term use for remotely-monitored electronic equipment installed in someone's home to help manage the risks associated with independent living.

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